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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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2nd Lt. Guy Henry Preston, 9th US Cavalry (1864 - 1952)

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 ...

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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...

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1st Lt. Charles William Taylor, 9th US Cavalry (1856 - 1939)

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...

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1st Lt. Edwin Parker Brewer, 7th US Cavalry (1854 - 1932)

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...

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2nd Lt. Thomas Quinton Donaldson, Jr. (1864 - 1934)

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...

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1st Lt. William J. Nicholson, 7th US Cavalry (1856 - 1931)

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’...

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1st Lt. Loyd Stone McCormick, 7th US Cavalry (1854 - 1928)

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.

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Major John Hoff (1848 - 1920)

Captain John Van Rennselaer Hoff was a forty-two-year-old assistant surgeon and ranking medical officer at Wounded Knee. At the Wounded Knee investigation he testified that he did not believe any sol...

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Captain Charles S. Ilsley, 7th US Cavalry (1837 - 1899)

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 ...

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Brig. General William W. Robinson, Jr. (1846 - 1917)

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...

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Lieutenant James DeFrees Mann (1854 - 1891)

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 ...

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2nd Lt. George D. Wallace, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1849 - 1890)

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...

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Captain Henry Jackson, 7th US Cavalry (c.1837 - 1908)

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...

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1st Lt. Horatio G. Sickel, Jr., 7th U.S. Cavalry (1854 - 1918)

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...

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Colonel Selah R. H. "Tommy" Tompkins, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1864 - 1939)

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...

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2nd Lt. Winfield Edgerly, 7th U.S. Cavalry (Brig. General post Indian Wars) (1846 - 1927)

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...

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Colonel Ezra B. Fuller (1848 - 1925)

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Col Sedgwick Rice (1860 - 1925)

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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...

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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...

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2nd Lt. Charles Varnum, 7th U.S. Cavalry [Colonel post Indian Wars] (1849 - 1936)

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...

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Capt. Myles Moylan (1838 - 1909)

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...

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Brig. General Ernest Albert Garlington (1853 - 1934)

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 ...

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Brig. General Samuel M. Whitside (1839 - 1904)

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...

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Colonel Harry L. Hawthorne (1859 - 1948)

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...

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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...

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Maj. General James W. Forsyth (USA) (1834 - 1906)

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...

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Unpan Glešká "Spotted Elk" Sitȟáŋka "Big Foot" ., Chief of the Miniconjou Lakota Sioux MP (1826 - 1890)

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