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John Alexander Sutherland
Birth: Feb. 15, 1848
Harrodsburg
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1891
El Reno
Canadian County
Oklahoma, USA

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted October 10, 1864 for service with C Company, 43rd Indiana Infantry Regiment and mustered out on June 15, 1865 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Shortly thereafter, he enlisted for service with the 8th US Calvary and served with them for two full terms. On June 24, 1869, Corporal Sutherland was awarded the CMOH "for bravery in scouts and actions against Indians" while assigned to the Arizona Territory from August to October 1868. After his last enlistment, he lived in Indiana and Kansas before moving to Oklahoma after El Reno opened for settlement; he died there of bronchial pneumonia. (bio by: Thom Painter) 
 
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El Reno Cemetery
El Reno
Canadian County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Block 34, Old Addition Lot 13
GPS (lat/lon): 36.42081, -97.88171
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6403984
John Alexander Sutherland
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John Alexander Sutherland
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John Alexander Sutherland
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