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George Jordan
Birth: 1847
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1904
Nebraska, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Williamson County, Tennessee, he served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Sergeant in Company K, 9th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on two separate occasions - May 14, 1880 at Fort Tularosa, New Mexico and August 12, 1881 at Carrizo Canyon, New Mexico. His citation reads "While commanding a detachment of 25 men at Fort Tularosa, N. Mex., repulsed a force of more than 100 Indians. At Carrizo Canyon, N . Mex., while commanding the right of a detachment of 19 men, on 12 August 1881, he stubbornly held his ground in an extremely exposed position and gallantly forced back a much superior number of the enemy, preventing them from surrounding the command." His Medal was awarded to him on May 7, 1890. 
 
Burial:
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Maxwell
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section F, Site 1131
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6404210
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- Lazer
 Added: Oct. 24, 2016
We of the 10th U. S. Cavalry Regiment salute Sgt. George Jordan and present our Regiment's Coat Of Arms. Eleven years ago I joined Sgt. Jordan on "The Knight Shift"...Major James D. Morton, U. S. Army (Ret) b: 1924 d: 2005, served: Jan 1941 - Jan 1968.
- pm
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016
This is the "Distinctive Unit Insignia" of the Legendary 9th U. S. Cavalry Regiment's Buffalo Soldiers. When seeking to defeat his Indian adversaries Sgt. Jordan simply carried out the motto of the 9th U. S. Cavalry Regiment, i.e., "We Can - We Will".
- pm
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016
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