Warning: Illegal string offset 'cp_id' in /home/cmohs/cmohs.org/FRAMEWORK.php on line 31
CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant LONG, OSCAR F., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

LONG, OSCAR F.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 5th U.S. Infantry
Born: 16 June 1852, Utica, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Utica, N.Y.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue:  
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Bear Paw Mountain, Mont., 30 September 1877
 
 


LONG, OSCAR F. Photo
 
Citation

Having been directed to order a troop of cavalry to advance, and finding both its officers killed, he voluntarily assumed command, and under a heavy fire from the Indians advanced the troop to its proper position.