Smith, Thomas J b. 1833 d. September 1, 1909 Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private, in Company G, 1st U.S. Cavalry. At the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, on October 20, 1869, Trooper Smith distinguished himself during a conflict with hostile Indians. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on February 14, 1870.
Stanfield, Agnes H. b. January 5, 1892 d. November 25, 1984 Folk Figure. A pretty World War I Red Cross nurse, she is remembered for her brief romance with and literary immortality conferred by Ernest Hemingway. Born Agnes Hannah von Kurowsky, she was raised in Washington, DC, attended Fairmont Seminary, initially trained as a librarian, and worked in the local public library prior to her 1914 relocation to New York City where she studied nursing at Bellevue Hospital. Following her 1917 graduation, Agnes joined the Red Cross and in 1918 was posted to...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA Plot: Site O Lot 9
Taylor, Charles b. 1840 d. August 3, 1899 Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. First Sergeant Charles Taylor, Company D, 3d U.S. Cavalry, was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallentry in action. His citation reads, In an engagement with a hostile Indian force at Big Dry Fork, Arizona, on July 17, 1882, Troop I was crossing a canyon rim when they were surrounded on all sides by the hostile force. The soldiers began a retreat to the canyon when they were fiercely attacked. After repulsing the enemy force, the cavalry began...[Read More] (Bio by: Eamonn) US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA Plot: K-6851