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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Wendelin Kreher

  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    5th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 21, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cedar Creek, etc., Montana, USA
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 27, 1877
  • Born: 1846, Stetten, Poland (Prussia)
  • Died: March 17, 1877, Tongue River, MT, United States
  • Buried: Custer Battlefield National Monument (MH) (A-466), Crow Agency, MT, United States

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