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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Charles H Welch

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    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, Montana, USA
Voluntarily brought water to the wounded, under fire.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Snelling, St. Paul County, Minnesota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: March 16, 1845, New York, NY, United States
  • Died: June 22, 1915, LaSalle, CO, United States
  • Buried: Evans Cemetery (MH) (Old Block 4 Lot 208) , Evans, CO, United States

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