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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George H Eldridge

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    6th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 12, 1870
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wichita River, Texas, USA
Gallantry in action.
Medal of Honor Recipient George H. Eldridge
Medal of Honor Recipient George H. Eldridge
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 25, 1870
  • Born: May 12, 1846, Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, NY, United States
  • Died: November 20, 1918, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Buried: Los Angeles National Cemetery (MH) (37-B-1), Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Location of Medal: U.S. Cavalry Museum (1904 design), Fort Riley, KS

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