Historical records matching William Grafton Austin
About William Grafton Austin
The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
AUSTIN, WILLIAM G.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company E, 7th U.S. Cavalry. Place and Date: At Wounded Knee Creek, S. Dak., 29 December 1890. Entered Service At: New York, N.Y. Birth: Galveston, Tex. Date of Issue: 27 June 1891.
While the Indians were concealed in a ravine, assisted men on the skirmish line, directing their fire, etc., and using every effort to dislodge the enemy.