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CMOHS.org - Sergeant CRISWELL, BANJAMIN C., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

CRISWELL, BANJAMIN C.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 7th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Marshall County, W. Va.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Little Big Horn River, Mont., 25 June 1876
 
 


CRISWELL, BANJAMIN C. Photo
 
Citation

Rescued the body of Lt. Hodgson from within the enemy's lines; brought up ammunition and encouraged the men in the most exposed positions under heavy fire.