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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Joshua B Hartzog

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    1st U.S. Artillery
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 29, 1890
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota, USA
Went to the rescue of the commanding officer who had fallen severely wounded, picked him up, and carried him out of range of the hostile guns.
Medal of Honor Recipient Joshua B. Hartzog
Medal of Honor Recipient Joshua B. Hartzog
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 24, 1891
  • Born: February 3, 1866, Paulding County, OH, United States
  • Died: May 27, 1939, Beebe, AR, United States
  • Buried: Gum Springs Cemetery (MH), Searcy, AR, United States

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