Eli Lundy Huggins (1842 - 1929)

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Birthplace: Schuyler, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
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About Eli Lundy Huggins

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

Medal of Honor


to Captain (Cavalry) Eli Lundy Huggins, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 April 1880, while serving with 2d U.S. Cavalry, in action at O'Fallons Creek, Montana. Captain Huggins surprised the Indians in their strong position and fought them until dark with great boldness.

General Orders: Date of Issue: November 27, 1894

Action Date: April 1, 1880

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Division: 2d U.S. Cavalry

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Eli Huggins's Timeline

1842
August 1, 1842
Schuyler, Illinois, USA
1869
October 5, 1869
Age 27
Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK, USA
1929
October 22, 1929
Age 87
San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
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Oakland, Alameda, California, USA