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John Breckinridge Babcock
Birth: Feb. 7, 1847
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1909

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was John Breckenridge. He served as a Brigadier General in the US Volunteers. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 5th US Cavalry for action on May 16, 1869 at Spring Creek, Nebraska. His citation reads "While serving with a scouting column this officer's troop was attacked by a vastly superior force of Indians. Advancing to high ground, he dismounted his men, remaining mounted himself to encourage them, and there fought the Indians until relieved, his horse being wounded." He died aboard the steamship Prinz Friederich Wilhelm arriving in New York from Bremen, Germany.
 (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Blandina Stanton Babcock (1850 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Conrad Stanton Babcock (1876 - 1950)*
  John Franklin Babcock (1879 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Stonington
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Grave 924
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 05, 2003
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