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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Herman Ziegner

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    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 and White Clay Creek, South Dakota, USA
Citation
Conspicuous bravery.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 23, 1891
  • Born: 1864, Aploda, Germany
  • Died: September 9, 1898, NY, United States
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (3rd) (17-8-F-16), Woodside, NY, United States
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