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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1832 Baltimore, Maryland.  d. 28/07/1880 Lewiston, Idaho.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/10/1869 Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in Company G, 1st United States Cavalry. At the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory, October 20, 1869, First Sergeant Oliver with a group of troopers engaged a band of Apache Indians in what was known as "The Campaign of the Rocky Mesa". For bravery in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on February 14, 1870.

 

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Bravery in action

 

BURIAL LOCATION: NORMAL HILL CEMETERY, LEWISTON, IDAHO.

Div A, Row 19, Lot 19, Grave 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Francis Oliver

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