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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Albert Knaak

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Ordnance Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    8th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 13, 1868
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicinity of the Black Mountains, Arizona, USA
Citation
Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 24, 1869
  • Born: 1840, Luxenburg, Switzerland
  • Died: April 7, 1897
  • Buried: Fort Meade National Cemetery (MH) (2-101), Sturgis, SD, United States
 

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