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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Charles Cunningham

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 25, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Little Big Horn River, Montana, USA
Citation
Declined to leave the line when wounded in the neck during heavy fire and fought bravely all next day.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: 1845, Hudson, Columbia County, NY, United States
  • Died:
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