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CMOHS.org - Major GREEN, JOHN, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

GREEN, JOHN

Rank: Major
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 1st U.S. Cavalry
Born: Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Ohio
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Accredited To:
Place / Date: At the Lava Beds, Calif., 17 January 1873
 
 


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Citation

In order to reassure his command, this officer, in the most fearless manner and exposed to very great danger, walked in front of the line; the command, thus encouraged, advanced over the lava upon the Indians who were concealed among the rocks.