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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Claron Windus

  • Rank: Bugler (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company L,
    6th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 12, 1870
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wichita River, Texas, USA
Gallantry in action.
Medal of Honor Recipient Claron Windus
Medal of Honor Recipient Claron Windus
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 25, 1870
  • Born: January 10, 1850, Janesville, Rock County, WI, United States
  • Died: October 18, 1927, Fort Sam Houston, TX, United States
  • Buried: Masonic Cemetery (MH), Brackettville, TX, United States

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