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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

William Allen

  • Rank: First Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    23d U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 27, 1873
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Turret Mountain, Arizona Territory, USA
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 12, 1875
  • Born: 1846, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, United States
  • Died: January 8, 1882, Fort Mohave, AZ, United States
  • Buried: San Francisco National Cemetery (PM) (OS-48-2), San Francisco, CA, United States

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