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Benjamin C. Criswell
Birth: Feb. 9, 1849
Cameron
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1921

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the United States Army in Company B, 7th United States Calvary. He was awarded the CMOH for action on June 25, 1876 at the Little Big Horn River, Montana. His citation reads "Rescued the body of Lt. Hodgson from within the enemy's lines; brought up ammunition and encouraged the men in the most exposed positions under heavy fire." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna Hall Criswell Bynum (1880 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  Leona Margaret Criswell Berry (1908 - 1989)*
  Marie Carolyn Criswell Berry (1910 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Gould
Harmon County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 34.52193, -99.73472
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jun 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11145965
Benjamin C. Criswell
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Benjamin C. Criswell
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Benjamin C. Criswell
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