Eli Lundy Huggins

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Eli Lundy Huggins

Birthplace: Schuyler, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Place of Burial: Oakland, Alameda, California, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Gilliland Huggins and Lydia Huggins
Husband of Aleksandra Huggins
Father of Zinovii Alexander Huggins
Brother of Amos Williamson Huggins; Mary Ann Langley Huggins; Eliza Wilson Huggins; Jane Sloan Huggins; Harriet Cordelia Huggins and 2 others

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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 Lundy Huggins's Timeline

August 1, 1842
Schuyler, Illinois, USA
October 8, 1870
Age 28
Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK, USA
October 22, 1929
Age 87
San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Oakland, Alameda, California, USA