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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Joseph A Cable

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    5th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 21, 1876 - January 8, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cedar Creek, etc., Montana, USA
Citation
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 18, 1877
    At parade at the Cantonment at the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers, Montana Territory, by Gen. William T. Sherman
  • Born: 1848, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, MO, United States
  • Died: October 15, 1877, Bear Paw Mountain, MT, United States
  • Buried: Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, Crow Agency, MT, United States
 

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