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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

William H Harris

  • 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, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Little Big Horn River, Montana, USA
Voluntarily brought water to the wounded under fire of the enemy.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 5, 1878
  • Born: 1850, Madison County, KY, United States
  • Died: June 9, 1885, Berea, KY, United States
  • Buried: Camp Nelsson National Cemetery (MH) (U-3) , Nicholasville, KY, United States

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