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John Nihill
Birth: May 25, 1850
Nenagh
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: May 29, 1908
Whitestone
Queens County
New York, USA

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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