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Corp Jacob Guenther
Birth: Nov. 13, 1849
Death: Mar. 29, 1871
Fort Wingate
McKinley County
New Mexico, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Corporal in Company E, 8th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in various actions in Arizona in 1868 and 1869. His citation reads simply "Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians". His Medal was awarded to him on September 6, 1869. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Inscription:
MEDAL OF HONOR
CORP CO E
8 US CAV
INDIAN WARS
 
Note: Passed away from typhoid pneumonia and was originally interred in the Fort Wingate Cemetery.
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Section A3, Grave 1055
GPS (lat/lon): 35.41703, -105.56944
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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