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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

William Leonard

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company L,
    2d U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 7, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Muddy Creek, Montana, USA
Bravery in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 8, 1877
  • Born: July 14, 1855, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, MI, United States
  • Died: September 15, 1923, White Sulphur Springs, MT, United States
  • Buried: Mayn Cemetery (MH), White Sulphur Springs, MT, United States

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