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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Thomas Boyne

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    9th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 27, 1879
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cuchillo Negro River & Mimbres Mountains, New Mexico, USA
Bravery in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 6, 1882
  • Born: 1849, Prince George County, MD, United States
  • Died: April 21, 1896, Washington, DC, United States
  • Buried: Soldiers Home National Cemetery (MH) (J-5859), Washington, DC, United States

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