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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George Hooker

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    5th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 22, 1873
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Tonto Creek, Arizona, USA
Citation

Gallantry in action in which he was killed.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 12, 1875
  • Born: 1847, Frederick, Frederick County, MD, United States
  • Died: January 22, 1873, Tonto Creek, AZ, United States
  • Buried: Fort Bliss National Cemetery (IMO) (MH) (MA-30), Fort Bliss, TX, United States
 

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