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James H. Ward (1858 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant James Ward, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 29 Dec...

2/16/2012 11/12/2014

Joshua Byron Hartzog (1866 - 1939)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to HARTZOG, JOSHUA B. Rank and Organization: Private, Company E, 1st U.S. Ar...

11/9/2011 11/12/2014

Paul H. Weinert (1869 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Paul H. Weinert, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2...

2/16/2012 11/12/2014

Jacob Trautman (1840 - 1898)

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a First Sergeant in the United States Army in Company I, 7th US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on December 29, 1...

3/2/2012 11/12/2014

Twenty-six-year-old Lieutenant Guy Henry Preston was the youngest officer at Wounded Knee. He was assigned to the 9th Cavalry and was serving as a platoon leader in A Troop, U.S. Indian Scouts. He was ...

11/12/2014 11/12/2014

1st Lt. John Kinzie (1850 - 1914)

First Lieutenant John Kinzie was the forty-year-old Acting Adjutant of the 2nd Infantry Regiment and was present at Wounded Knee as an observer. He was wounded in the foot during the opening volley. He...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Thirty-four-year-old First Lieutenant Charles William Taylor, 9th Cavalry, commanded A Troop, U.S. Indian Scouts, at Wounded Knee and White Clay Creek. He retired from the Army as a Colonel in 1916 and...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Thirty-six-year-old Lieutenant Edwin Parker Brewer was the First Lieutenant of Captain Edgerly’s G Troop, 7th Cavalry and was on duty with his unit at Wounded Knee. He retired at the rank of Col...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Second Lieutenant Thomas Quinton Donaldson, Jr., the twenty-six-year-old platoon leader in Captain Jackson’s C Troop, 7th Cavalry, was one of the youngest officers on the field at Wounded Knee...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Lieutenant William Jones Nicholson, was the thirty-four-year-old First Lieutenant normally assigned to Captain Nowlan’s I Troop, 7th Cavalry. At Wounded Knee he was serving as Whitside’...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Thirty-six-year-old First Lieutenant Loyd Stone McCormick served as the Acting Regimental Adjutant of 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee and White Clay. He retired as a Colonel in 1914 and died in 1928.

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

John van Rennselaer Hoff was born at Mt. Morris, N. Y., on April 11, 1848, the son of Colonel Alexander H. Hoff. He received his B.A. degree in 1871 and the M. A. degree in 1874 from Union University, ...

7/2/2013 11/11/2014

Captain Charles Stillman Ilsley. At the age of fifty-three, he was the senior captain in the 7th Cavalry and was commanding E Troop and the regiment’s Second Battalion at Wounded Knee. He had ...

4/26/2011 11/11/2014

Brig. Gen. William W. Robinson, Jr. was born to William W. Robinson Sr, and Sarah Fisk Robinson April 2, 1846, he died March 24, 1917 in Washington, D.C. He was mustered in to Co E., 7th Wi Vol Inf...

3/2/2009 11/11/2014

Thirty-six-year-old Lieutenant James DeFrees Mann, was serving as the First Lieutenant of Captain Wallace’s K Troop, 7th Cavalry, at Wounded Knee. He was mortally wounded the following day at ...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

2nd Lt. George Wallace was second in command of Company G, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25-26, 1876. He survived the battle. Of him, a Herald correspondent wr...

11/8/2012 11/11/2014

Henry Jackson, the fifty-three-year-old Captain of C Troop, 7th Cavalry, commanded his troop at Wounded Knee and White Clay Creek. He had been with the regiment since 1866, but was on detached servic...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Thirty-six-year-old Lieutenant Horatio Gates Sickel, Jr., was on duty as the Second Lieutenant of Captain Ilsley’s E Troop, 7th Cavalry, at Wounded Knee. He was commended by the Commanding Gener...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Colonel Selah R. H. "Tommy" TOMPKINS,served in the U.S. Army 43 Years and rode against the Sioux in the Battle of Wounded Knee and was with John "Black Jack" Pershing in Mexico. He retired as Commander...

5/28/2011 11/11/2014

Second Lieutenant, Company D, 7th US Cavalry. During the Battle of the Little Big Horn, he was with Benteen's Battalion, and fought in the hilltop fight, surviving the battle. The son of Josiah B...

11/8/2012 11/11/2014

Colonel Ezra B. Fuller (1848 - 1925)

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Col Sedgwick Rice (1860 - 1925)

11/30/2008 11/11/2014

Edward Settle Godfrey (1843 - 1932)

Edward Settle Godfrey (October 9, 1843 – April 1, 1932) was a United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor for leadership as a captain during the Indian Wars. Ear...

11/8/2012 11/11/2014

John Chowning Gresham (1851 - 1926)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Cavalry) John Chowning Gresham , United States Army, f...

12/12/2011 11/11/2014

Charles Albert Varnum (June 21, 1849 - February 26, 1936) was a career United States Army officer. He was most noted as the commander of the scouts for George Armstrong Custer in the Little Bighorn C...

12/12/2011 11/11/2014

Capt. Myles Moylan, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1909)

"Charles Thomas"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Myles Moylan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 Sept...

12/12/2011 11/11/2014

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. The son of a South Carolina Militia general who served the Confederacy during the Civil War, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at ...

10/20/2013 11/11/2014

Brigadier General Samuel M. Whitside was a United States Cavalry officer who served from 1858 to 1902. He commanded at every level from company to department for 32 of his 43 years in service, incl...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

Harry LeRoy Hawthorne (November 27, 1859 – April 10, 1948) a Medal of Honor recipient. Awarded Medal of Honor 11 October 1892 for gallantry, coolness, discretion and effect in handling and s...

6/27/2009 11/11/2014

Captain Allyn Capron (1846 - 1898)

. Allyn Capron (1846–1898), was a Captain in the United States Army. Life before the Spanish-American War Capron was born in 1846 to Harriet and Erastus A. Capron. 1847 brought the death o...

11/11/2014 11/11/2014

James William Forsyth (August 8, 1835 – October 24, 1906) was a U.S. Army officer and general. He was primarily a Union staff officer during the American Civil War and cavalry regimental comma...

5/22/2011 11/10/2014

11/3/2011 11/12/2011