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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 18/05/1848 USA. d. 17/06/1913 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09 to 05/10/1879 Milk River, Colorado.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars against the Plains Indians as a Sergeant in Company F, 5th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Milk River, Colorado from September 29 to October 5, 1879. His Medal was awarded to him on January 27, 1880.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

"The command being almost out of ammunition and surrounded on 3 sides by the enemy, he voluntarily brought up a supply under heavy flre at almost point blank range".

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CYPRESS HILLS NATIONAL CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

Section 2, Grave 7210

Edward Patrick Grimes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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