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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

John McLennon

Details
  • Rank: Musician (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    7th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 9, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Big Hole, Montana, USA
Citation
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Ellis, Gallatin County, Montana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 2, 1878
  • Born: 1855, Fort Belknap, Young County, TX, United States
  • Died: May 14, 1888, Rock Springs, WY, United States
  • Buried: City (St. Joseph's Catholic) Cemetery (MH), Rock Springs, WY, United States
 

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