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Moses Williams
Birth: unknown
Carrollton
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1899
Vancouver
Clark County
Washington, USA

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a First Sergeant, Company I, 9th U.S. Cavalry at the foothills of the Cuchillo Negro Mountains, New. Mexico. On August 16, 1881, in a running 3 to 4 hour flight, he skillfully conducted his detachment. With coolness, bravery, and devotion to duty he stood by his commanding officer in an exposed position under heavy fire from a large party of Indians and saved the lives of 3 of his comrades. He was one 18 African American Buffalo Soldiers that was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Indian Wars.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Fort Vancouver Military Cemetery
Vancouver
Clark County
Washington, USA
Plot: 8W-393
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8055688
Moses Williams
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Moses Williams
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