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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Adam Paine

Details
  • Also Known As: Payne, Adam
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Indian Scouts
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 26 - 27, 1874
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Canyon Blanco tributary of the Red River, Texas, USA
Citation
Rendered invaluable service to Col. R.S. Mackenzie, 4th U.S. Cavalry, during this engagement.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Duncan, Maverick County, Texas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 13, 1875
  • Born: 1843, FL, United States
  • Died: January 1, 1877, TX, United States
  • Buried: Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery (MH), Brackettville, TX, United States
 

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