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Augustus Walley

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: First Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    9th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 16, 1881
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cuchillo Negro Mountains, New Mexico, USA
Citation
Bravery in action with hostile Apaches.
Medal of Honor Recipient Augustus Walley
Medal of Honor Recipient Augustus Walley
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 1, 1890
  • Born: March 10, 1856, Reistertown, Baltimore County, MD, United States
  • Died: April 9, 1938, Baltimore, MD, United States
  • Buried: St. Luke's United Methodist Church Cemetery (MH), Reisterstown, MD, United States
 

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