John Alexander Sutherland (1849 - 1891)

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Birthplace: Harrodsburg, Monoe, Indiana, USA
Death: Died in El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA
Cause of death: Bronchial Pneumonia
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About John Alexander Sutherland

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Alexander Sutherland, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and actions against Indians from August to October 1868, while serving with Company L, 8th U.S. Cavalry, in action in Arizona Territory.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 24, 1869

Action Date: August - October, 1868

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company L

Division: 8th U.S. Cavalry

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John Sutherland's Timeline

February 19, 1849
Harrodsburg, Monoe, Indiana, USA
December 2, 1891
Age 42
El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA
El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, USA