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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Myles Moylan

Details
  • Rank: Captain (Highest Rank: Major)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 30, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, USA
Citation
Gallantly led his command in action against Nez Perce Indians until he was severely wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Myles Moylan
Medal of Honor Recipient Myles Moylan
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Essex, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 27, 1894
  • Born: December 17, 1838, Amesbury, Essex County, MA, United States
  • Died: December 11, 1909, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (PM) (28-9), San Diego, CA, United States
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