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CMOHS.org - Private THOMPSON, PETER, U.S. Army

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THOMPSON, PETER

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: 7th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Scotland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Little Big Horn, Mont., 25 June 1876
 
 


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Citation

After having voluntarily brought water to the wounded, in which effort he was shot through the head, he made two successful trips for the same purpose, notwithstanding remonstrances of his sergeant.