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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Alonzo Bowman

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    6th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 30, 1881
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cibicu Creek, Arizona, USA
Conspicuous and extraordinary bravery in attacking mutinous scouts.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 4, 1882
  • Born: June 15, 1848, Washington Township, Knox County, ME, United States
  • Died: October 4, 1885, Fort Bayard, NM, United States
  • Buried: Fort Bayard National Cemetery (MH) (A-I-31), Fort Bayard, NM, United States

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