Joseph Witcome (1846 - 1869)

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Birthplace: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Arizona, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Joseph Witcome

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Witcome, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and actions against Indians from August to October 1868, while serving with Company B, 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: Private

Company: Company B

Division: 8th U.S. Cavalry

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1846
1846
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
1869
October 7, 1869
Age 23
Arizona, USA
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San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA