The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Medal of Honor Foundation regret to announce the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura.

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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

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Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Indian Scouts
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 25, 1875
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Pecos River, Texas, USA
Citation
With three other men, he participated in a charge against 25 hostiles while on a scouting patrol.
Medal of Honor Recipient Pompey Factor
Medal of Honor Recipient Pompey Factor
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Duncan, Maverick County, Texas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 28, 1875
  • Born: 1849, AR, United States
  • Died: March 29, 1928, Brackettsville, TX, United States
  • Buried: Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery (MH), Brackettsville, TX, United States
 

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