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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

George Lloyd

  • Also Known As: Loyd, George
  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 29, 1890
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota, USA
Bravery, especially after having been severely wounded through the lung.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Canton, Van Zandt County, Texas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 16, 1891
  • Born: 1843, County Tyrone, Ireland
  • Died: December 17, 1892, Fort Riley, KS, United States
  • Buried: Fort Riley Post Cemetery (MH) (F-19), Fort Riley, KS, United States

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