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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Army

Thomas Sletteland

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    1st North Dakota Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 12, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: near Paete, Luzon, Philippine Islands
Singlehanded and alone defended his dead and wounded comrades against a greatly superior force of the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Sletteland
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Sletteland
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Grafton, Walsh County, North Dakota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 11, 1902
  • Born: 1871, Bergen, Norway
  • Died: 1915
  • Buried: Evergreen Cemetery (MH) moved to North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandon, ND, United States

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