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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Frederick Bergendahl

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Band,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 8, 1874
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Staked Plains, Texas, USA
Citation
Gallantry in a long chase after Indians.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 13, 1875
  • Born: February 26, 1858, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Died: December 15, 1889, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Buried: The Cast Cemetery, Ostra Kyrkcogardco, Gothenburg, Sweden
 

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