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Matthias W. Day
Birth: Aug. 8, 1853
Death: Sep. 12, 1927

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army duirng the Wars with the Plains Indians, and was awarded the CMOH for his bravery while a 2nd Lieutenant in the 9th United States Cavalry at Las Animas Canyon, New Mexico on September 18, 1879. His citation reads "Advanced alone into the enemy's lines and carried off a wounded soldier of his command under a hot fire and after he had been ordered to retreat". His Medal was awarded to him on May 7, 1890. He rose to the rank of Colonel in the Army before retiring from the service. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
 
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Record added: May 05, 2003
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Matthias W. Day
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Matthias W. Day
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- Lazer
 Added: Jan. 21, 2014

- melinda
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013
Thank you for your most valued service to our country. May you rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013
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