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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Ernest Veuve

Details
  • Rank: Farrier (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: November 3, 1874
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Staked Plains, Texas, USA
Citation
Gallant manner in which he faced a desperate Indian.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Jackson Barracks, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 13, 1875
  • Born: March 19, 1843, New Castle, Switzerland
  • Died: June 17, 1916, Missoula, MT, United States
  • Buried: Missoula Cemetery (39-8-2) , Missoula, MT, United States
 

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