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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George G Wortman

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: Quartermaster Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    8th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 13, 1868
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicinity of the Black Mountains, Arizona, USA
Citation
Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 24, 1869
  • Born: August 15, 1841, Monkton, Canada
  • Died: May 19, 1913, Denver, CO, United States
  • Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery (MH) (26-192), Denver, CO, United States
 

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