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John Nihill
Birth: May 25, 1850
Death: May 29, 1908

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Private in Company F, 5th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Whetstone Mountains, Arizona on July 13, 1872. His citation reads "Fought and defeated 4 hostile Apaches located between him and his comrades". His Medal was awared to him on December 4, 1874. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 2, Grave 6640
 
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Record added: Jun 22, 2000
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