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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

David Larkin

  • Rank: Farrier
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1872
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Red River, Texas, USA
Gallantry in action.
Medal of Honor Recipient David Larkin
Medal of Honor Recipient David Larkin
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 19, 1872
  • Born: 1845, Cork, Ireland
  • Died: May 8, 1905
  • Buried: St. Paul's Cemetery (MH) (Sixtus Path 172&174 Alexander Path 171&173), Arlington, MA, United States

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