About John Moriarity
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John Moriarity, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and actions against Indians during 1868 and 1869, while serving with Company E, 8th U.S. Cavalry, in action in Arizona Territory.
General Orders: Date of Issue: September 6, 1869
Action Date: 1868 & 1869
Company: Company E
Division: 8th U.S. Cavalry