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CMOHS.org - Captain DODGE, FRANCIS S., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

DODGE, FRANCIS S.

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Troop D
Division: 9th U.S. Cavalry
Born: 11 September 1842, Danvers, Mass.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Danvers, Mass.
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Place / Date: Near White River Agency, Colo., 29 September 1879
 
 


DODGE, FRANCIS S. Photo
 
Citation

With a force of 40 men rode all night to the relief of a command that had been defeated and was besieged by an overwhelming force of Indians, reached the field at daylight, joined in the action and fought for 3 days.