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CMOHS.org - Contract Surgeon SKINNER, JOHN O., U.S. Army

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SKINNER, JOHN O.

Rank: Contract Surgeon
Organization: U.S. Army
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Born: Maryland
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Lava Beds, Oreg., 17 January 1873
 
 


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Citation

Rescued a wounded soldier who lay under a close and heavy fire during the assault on the Modoc stronghold after 2 soldiers had unsuccessfully attempted to make the rescue and both had been wounded in doing so.