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CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant DAY, MATTHIAS W., U.S. Army

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DAY, MATTHIAS W.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 9th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Mansfield, Ohio
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Oberlin, Ohio
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Place / Date: At Las Animas Canyon, N. Mex., 18 September 1879
 
 


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Citation

Advanced alone into the enemy's lines and carried off a wounded soldier of his command under a hot fire and after he had been ordered to retreat.