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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George Geiger

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    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 River, Montana, USA
With three comrades during the entire engagement courageously held a position that secured water for the command.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: 1843, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 23, 1904, Dayton, OH, United States
  • Buried: Dayton National Cemetery (MH) (N-20-47), Dayton, OH, United States

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