Recipient Detail

 

CODY, WILLIAM F.

Rank: Scout
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 3rd Cavalry U.S. Army
Born: Scott County, Iowa
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: Platte River, Nebraska, 26 April 1872
 
 


CODY, WILLIAM F. Photo
 
Citation

Gallantry in action. (In 1916, the general review of all Medals of Honor deemed 900 unwarranted. This recipient was one of them. In June 1989, the U.S. Army Board of Correction of Records restored the medal to this recipient.)