About Clay Beauford
AKA: Welford C. Bridwell
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Clay Beauford, United States Army, for gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches, in the Arizona Territory during the winter of 1872 to 1873, while serving with Company B, 5th U.S. Cavalry.
General Orders: Date of Issue: April 12, 1875
Action Date: Winter 1872 - 1873
Rank: First Sergeant
Company: Company B
Division: 5th U.S. Cavalry