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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

John A Poppe

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    5th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1879
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Milk River, Colorado, USA
Gallantry in action.
Medal of Honor Recipient John A. Poppe
Medal of Honor Recipient John A. Poppe
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Dodge, Ford County, Kansas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 27, 1880
  • Born: 1854, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 16, 1926, Cincinnati, OH, United States
  • Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery (62-A-37), Cincinnati, OH, United States

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