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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George Emerson Albee

  • Rank: First Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company L,
    41st U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 28, 1869
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Brazos River, Texas, USA
Attacked with two men a force of 11 Indians, drove them from the hills, and reconnoitered the country beyond.
Medal of Honor Recipient George E. Albee
Medal of Honor Recipient George E. Albee
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 18, 1894
  • Born: January 27, 1845, Lisbon, Grafton County, NH, United States
  • Died: March 24, 1918, Laurel, MD, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (PM) (2-850), Arlington, VA, United States

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