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"William" Alchesay

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Indian Scouts
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: 1872 - 1873
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Apache Campaigns, USA

Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches.

Medal of Honor Recipient "William" Alchesay
Medal of Honor Recipient "William" Alchesay
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 12, 1875

    Fort Apache, Arizona, presented by Gen. Crook

  • Born: May 17, 1853, AZ
  • Died: August 6, 1928
  • Buried: Fort Apache Indian Reservation near Little Round Top Peak, White River, AZ

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