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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Bernard Taylor

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    5th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: November 1, 1874
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Sunset Pass, Arizona Territory, USA

Bravery in rescuing Lt. Charles King, 5th U.S. Cavalry, from Indians.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 12, 1875
  • Born: 1844, St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO, United States
  • Died: April 14, 1875
  • Buried: San Francisco National Cemetery (MH) (WS-1090), San Francisco, CA, United States

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