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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Co-Rux-Te-Chod-Ish (Mad Bear)

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S. Army
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 8, 1869
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Republican River, Kansas, USA

Ran out from the command in pursuit of a dismounted Indian; was shot down and badly wounded by a bullet from his own command.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 24, 1869
  • Born: , NE, United States
  • Died: February 12, 1913, OK, US
  • Buried: North Indian Cemetery, Pawnee, OK, US

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