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b. ? Arizona. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 1872-1873 Arizona.

Born in the Arizona Territory, Nannasaddie was among the ten Apaches hired by the U.S. Army as an Indian scout for Lieutenant Colonel George Crook's expedition against renegades active in Arizona following the surrender of Cochise in late-1872. He guided cavalry troopers in the Tonto Basin, where the Western Apache and Yavapais raiding parties had eluded the U.S. Army for several years, fighting the Apache in the mountains during Crook's winter campaign of 1872-73. A total of 23 men were received the Medal of Honor. All of the Indian scouts, including Nannasaddie, received the award on April 12, 1875

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

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