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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Thomas W. Stivers

Details
  • Also Known As: Stevers, Thomas W.
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    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
Citation

Vountarily brought water to the wounded under fire.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: July 15, 1850, Madison County, KY, United States
  • Died: June 28, 1877, Kingston, KY, United States
  • Buried: Richmond Cemetery (buried as Stivers), Richmond, KY, United States
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