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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Henry Hogan

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: First Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    5th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 21, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cedar Creek, etc., Montana, USA
First Award: Gallantry in actions.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 18, 1877
    at Parade at Cantonment at the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers, Montana Territory, by General William T. Sherman
  • Born: March 8, 1840, County Clare, Ireland
  • Died: April 20, 1916
  • Buried: Custer County Cemetery (MH) (D), Miles City, MT, United States

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