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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George Grant

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    18th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: February 1867
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Ft. Phil Kearny to Ft. C. F. Smith, Dakota Territory, USA
Citation
Bravery, energy and perseverance, involving much suffering and privation through attacks by hostile Indians, deep snows, etc., while voluntarily carrying dispatches .
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 6, 1871
  • Born: 1834, Raleigh, Shelby County, TN, United States
  • Died: September 1, 1876
  • Buried: Arbor Cemetery (50), Stockville, NE, United States
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