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CMOHS.org - First Sergeant WILLIAMS, MOSES, U.S. Army

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WILLIAMS, MOSES

Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company I
Division: 9th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Carrollton, La.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At foothills of the Cuchillo Negro Mountains, N. Mex., 16 August 1881
 
 


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Citation

Rallied a detachment, skillfully conducted a running flght of 3 or 4 hours, and by his coolness, bravery, and unflinching devotion to duty in standing by his commanding officer in an exposed position under a heavy fire from a large party of Indians saved the lives of at least 3 of his comrades.