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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Thomas Sullivan

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: First Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    7th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 29, 1890
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota, USA
Conspicuous bravery in action against Indians concealed in a ravine.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 17, 1891
  • Born: April 20, 1859, Covington, Kenton County, KY, United States
  • Died: January 10, 1940
  • Buried: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (3-0-14), East Orange, NJ, United States

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