Recipient Detail

 

CARPENTER, LOUIS H.

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company H
Division: 10th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Glassboro, N.J.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Indian campaigns, Kansas and Colorado, September-October 1868
 
 


CARPENTER, LOUIS H. Photo
 
Citation

Was gallant and meritorious throughout the campaigns, especially in the combat of October 15 and in the forced march on September 23, 24 and 25 to the relief of Forsyth's Scouts, who were known to be in danger of annihilation by largely superior forces of Indians.