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Oscar Fitzalan Long
Birth: Jun. 16, 1852
Utica
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1928

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He graduated from West Point in 1872 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the 5th US Infantry. At Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, September 30, 1877, a troop of cavalry was ordered to advance into a hostile Nez Perce Indian position. Riding into heavy enemy fire, with both commanding officers being killed, 2nd Lieutenant Long assumed command and under heavy fire led the charge against the Indians. For heroic leadership in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. He remained in the Army retiring a Brigadier General in July 1904, relocated to California and became president of the California Wire Cloth Company of Oakland. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Mountain View Cemetery
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 15, 2003
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