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CMOHS.org - Sergeant SHAW, THOMAS, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

SHAW, THOMAS

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 9th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Covington, Ky.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Pike County, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Carrizo Canyon, N. Mex., 12 August 1881
 
 


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Citation

Forced the enemy back after stubbornly holding his ground in an extremely exposed position and prevented the enemy's superior numbers from surrounding his command.