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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Emanuel Stance

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    9th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 20, 1870
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Kickapoo Springs, Texas, USA
Citation
Gallantry on scout after Indians.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: East Carroll Parish, Louisiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 28, 1870
  • Born: 1843, Carroll Parish, LA, United States
  • Died: December 25, 1887, Fort Robinson, NE, United States
  • Buried: Fort McPherson National Cemetery (MH) (F-1040), Maxwell, NE, United States
 

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