Major-General Frederick Funston (1865 - 1917)

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Birthplace: New Carlisle, Clark, OH, USA
Death: Died in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
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About Major-General Frederick Funston

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to Colonel (Infantry) Frederick Funston, Sr., United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 27 April 1899, while serving with 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, in action at Calumpit, Luzon, Philippine Islands. Colonel Funston crossed the river on a raft and by his skill and daring enabled the general commanding to carry the enemy's entrenched position on the north bank of the river and to drive him with great loss from the important strategic position of Calumpit.

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 14, 1900

Action Date: April 27, 1899

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Division: 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry

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Major-General Frederick Funston's Timeline

November 9, 1865
New Carlisle, Clark, OH, USA
February 19, 1917
Age 51
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA