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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b.  13/11/1849 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  d. 29/03/1871 Fort Wingate, New Mexico.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 1868-1869 Arizona.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Corporal in Company E, 8th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in various actions in Arizona in 1868 and 1869.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

"Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians".

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SANTA FE NATIONAL CEMETERY, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO.

Section A3, Lot 1055

Jacob Gunther

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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