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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

John Francis O'Sullivan

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 8, 1874
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Staked Plains, Texas, USA
Gallantry in a long chase after Indians.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 13, 1875
  • Born: 1850, County Kerry, Ireland
  • Died: May 19, 1907, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (3rd) (19-5-AA-17) Fort Concho State Cemetery (IMO) San Angelo, Texas, Woodside, NY, United States

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