Chiquito, Scout

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Chiquito, Scout

Birthplace: Arizona Teritory
Occupation: Army Indian Scout
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Chiquito, Scout

Chiquito was a United States Army Indian scout and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian Wars of the western United States.

Chiquito was a petty chief of the Apaches, and chief of a band of the Pinal Coyotero.

Chiquito was awarded the Medal of Honor on April 12, 1875 for his "Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches" in the "winter of 1871-73 [sic]".

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and organization: Indian Scouts. Place and date: Winter of 1871-73. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Arizona. Date of issue: April 12, 1875.


Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches

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Arizona Teritory