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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 27/12/1850 Schuyler County, Illinois.  d. 04/02/1907 Springfield, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/09/1874 Wichita River, Texas.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company I, 5th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 9, 1874 at Upper Wichita River, Texas.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK RIDGE CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS.

Block 25, Lot 41

John J H Kelly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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