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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

James Pym

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 25, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Little Big Horn River, Montana, USA
Voluntarily went for water and secured the same under heavy fire.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: 1852, Oxford, England
  • Died: November 30, 1893, Miles City, MT, United States
  • Buried: Custer County Cemetery (MH) ( C), Miles City, MT, United States
  • Location of Medal: Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency, MT

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