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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Thomas J. Callen

Details
  • Also Known As: Callan, Thomas Joseph
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 25 - 26, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Little Big Horn, Montana, USA
Citation
Volunteered and succeeded in obtaining water for the wounded of the command; also displayed conspicuously good conduct in assisting to drive away the Indians.
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas J. Callen
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas J. Callen
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 24, 1896
  • Born: July 13, 1853, County Louth, Ireland
  • Died: March 5, 1908
  • Buried: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (MH) (18-5), East Orange, NJ, United States
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