About Frank E. Hill
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Frank E. Hill, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 8 September 1872, while serving with Company E, 5th U.S. Cavalry, in action at Date Creek, Arizona Territory. Sergeant Hill secured the person of a hostile Apache Chief, although while holding the chief he was severely wounded in the back by another Indian.
General Orders: Date of Issue: August 12, 1875
Action Date: September 8, 1872
Company: Company E
Division: 5th U.S. Cavalry