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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant PARNELL, WILLIAM R., U.S. Army

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PARNELL, WILLIAM R.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 1st U.S. Cavalry
Born: Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York
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Place / Date: At White Bird Canyon, Idaho, 17 June 1877
 
 


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Citation

With a few men, in the face of a heavy fire from pursuing Indians and at imminent peril, returned and rescued a soldier whose horse had been killed and who had been left behind in the retreat.