About John Walker
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Walker, United States Army, for gallantry in action with Indians on 23 September 1869, while serving with Company D, 8th U.S. Cavalry, in action at Red Creek, Arizona Territory.
General Orders: Date of Issue: November 23, 1869
Action Date: September 23, 1869
Company: Company D
Division: 8th U.S. Cavalry