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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

John W Comfort

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    4th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: November 5, 1874
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Staked Plains, Texas, USA
Ran down and killed an Indian.
Medal of Honor Recipient John W. Comfort
Medal of Honor Recipient John W. Comfort
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 13, 1875
  • Born: 1844, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, United States
  • Died: November 29, 1893, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Mount Peace Cemetery (H-261-4), Rockledge, PA, United States

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