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John P. Yount

Birthdate: (22)
Birthplace: Putnam, Indiana, USA
Death: December 11, 1872 (22)
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Place of Burial: Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About John P. Yount

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John P. Yount, United States Army, for gallantry in action with Indians on 5 May 1871, while serving with Company F, 3d U.S. Cavalry, in action at Whetstone Mountains, Arizona.

General Orders: Date of Issue: November 13, 1871

Action Date: May 5, 1871

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company F

Division: 3d U.S. Cavalry

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John P. Yount's Timeline

March 8, 1850
Putnam, Indiana, USA
December 11, 1872
Age 22
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, USA