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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Christian Steiner

Details
  • Rank: Saddler
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    8th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 20, 1869
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory, USA
Citation
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 14, 1870
  • Born: 1833, Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Died: August 5, 1880, Hot Springs, AR, United States
  • Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Hot Springs, AR, United States
 

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