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Brent Woods

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    9th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 19, 1881
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: New Mexico, USA
Saved the lives of his comrades and citizens of the detachment.
Medal of Honor Recipient Brent Woods
Medal of Honor Recipient Brent Woods
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 12, 1894
  • Born: 1850, Pulaski County, KY, United States
  • Died: March 31, 1906
  • Buried: Mill Springs National Cemetery (MH) (A-930), Nancy, KY, United States

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