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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Henry A McMasters

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1872
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Red River, Texas, USA
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 19, 1872
  • Born: 1845, Augusta, Kennebec County, ME, United States
  • Died: November 11, 1872, Fort Griffin, TX, United States
  • Buried: San Antonio National Cemetery (MH) (D-729), San Antonio, TX, United States

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