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CMOHS.org - Scout DIXON, WILLIAM, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

DIXON, WILLIAM

Rank: Scout
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 6th U.S. Cavalry
Born: 25 October 1850, Ohio County, West Virginia
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: Wichita River, Texas, 12 September 1874
 
 


DIXON, WILLIAM 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.)