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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Frank Bratling

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    8th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 8, 1873
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Selden, New Mexico, USA

Services against hostile Indians.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 12, 1875
  • Born: 1845, Bavaria, Germany
  • Died: July 13, 1873, near Canada Alamos, NM, United States
  • Buried: Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, KS, United States; reinterred from Fort McRae Post Cemetery (marker only), Fort McRae, New Mexico; Fort Bliss National Cemetery (marker only), Fort Bliss, Texas (MA-29)

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