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b. 1844 Boston, Massachusetts. d. 21/05/1883 Missoula, Montana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 07/05/1877 Little Muddy Creek, Montana.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered service in the US Army from Indianapolis, Indiana and served as a Corporal in Company L, 2nd U.S. Cavalry. He showed gallantry in action with hostile Sioux, at Little Muddy Creek, Montana on May 7, 1877. Having been wounded in the hip and was to unable to stand at Camas Meadows, Idaho, on August 29, 1877, he still continued to direct the men under his command until the enemy withdrew.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action with hostile Sioux, at Little Muddy Creek, Mont.; having been wounded in the hip so as to be unable to stand, at Camas Meadows, Idaho, he still continued to direct the men under his charge until the enemy withdrew.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FORT MISSOULA CEMETERY, MISSOULA, MONTANA.

Plot: North Section, Row 1, Grave 3

Harry Garland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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