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CMOHS.org - Private JENSEN, GOTFRED, U.S. Army

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Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry
Born: Denmark
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Devils Lake, N. Dak.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 06/06/1906
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 May 1899


With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.