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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

John P Yount

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    3d U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 5, 1871
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Whetstone Mountains, Arizona Territory, USA
Gallantry in action with Indians.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 13, 1871
  • Born: 1849, Putnam County, IN, United States
  • Died: December 11, 1872, Fort McPherson, NE, United States
  • Buried: Oak Grove Cemetery (MH), Mt. Pleasant, IA, United States

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