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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

William Winterbottom

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    6th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 12, 1870
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Wichita River, Texas, USA
Citation
Gallantry in action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 25, 1870
  • Born: 1847, Manchester, England
  • Died: April 4, 1932
  • Buried: Bayview Cemetery (MH) (12-3), Jersey City, NJ, United States
 

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