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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 04/09/1846 Warren County, Pennsylvania. d. 23/01/1924 Grant County, New Mexico.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08-11/07/1873 Fort Selden, New Mexico.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a Sergeant, in Company C, 8th U.S. Cavalry. On July 8th to 11th, 1873, he with other platoon leaders performed skilled service duties in action against hostile Indians near Fort Selden, New Mexico Territory. His Medal was issued on April 12, 1875.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MEMORY LANE CEMETERY, SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO.

Section E

Leonidas S Lytle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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