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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Francis Oliver

Details
  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    1st U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 20, 1869
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory, USA
Citation
Bravery in action.
Medal of Honor Recipient Francis Oliver
Medal of Honor Recipient Francis Oliver
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Fillmore, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 20, 1869
  • Born: 1832, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, United States
  • Died: July 28, 1880, Lewiston, ID, United States
  • Buried: Normal Hill Cemetery (MH) (A-19-019-1), Lewiston, ID, United States
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