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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 30/07/1844 Delaware County, Ohio. d. 18/03/1915 Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 04/06/1869 Picacho Mountain, Arizona.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Bugler in the United States Army in the 8th US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 4, 1869 at Picacho Mountain, Arizona.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Killed an Indian warrior and captured his arms.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SUNSET CEMETERY, QUINCY, ILLINOIS.

Plot: Division 12, Row 15

George Gates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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