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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Frederick Deetline

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Quartermaster Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 25, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Little Big Horn, Montana, USA
Voluntarily brought water to wounded under fire.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 15, 1878
  • Born: 1846, Offenheim, Germany
  • Died: December 13, 1910, San Antonio, TX, United States
  • Buried: San Antonio National Cemetery (MH) (F-921), San Antonio, TX, United States

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