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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Henry Romeyn

  • Rank: First Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Major)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    5th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 30, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, USA
Led his command into close-range of the enemy, there maintained his position, and vigorously prosecuted the fight until he was severely wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry Romeyn
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry Romeyn
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 27, 1894
  • Born: June 1, 1833, Galen, Wayne County, NY, United States
  • Died: February 21, 1913
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery(PM) (3-1750), Arlington, VA, United States

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