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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

John J Given

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    6th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 12, 1870
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wichita River, Texas, USA
Bravery in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 25, 1870
  • Born: 1840, Daviess County, KY, United States
  • Died: July 12, 1870, Wichita River, TX, United States
  • Buried: San Antonio National Cemetery (MH), San Antonio, TX, United States

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