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Benjamin C. Criswell
Birth: Feb. 9, 1849
Marshall County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1921

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the United States Army in Company B, 7th United States Calvary. He was awarded the CMOH for action on June 25, 1876 at the Little Big Horn River, Montana. His citation reads "Rescued the body of Lt. Hodgson from within the enemy's lines; brought up ammunition and encouraged the men in the most exposed positions under heavy fire." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Family links: 
  Anna Hall Criswell Bynum (1880 - 1955)*
  Leona Margaret Criswell Berry (1908 - 1989)*
  Marie Carolyn Criswell Berry (1910 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Harmon County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 34.52193, -99.73472
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jun 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11145965
Benjamin C. Criswell
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Benjamin C. Criswell
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Thank you for your brave service. Thank you for rescuing Lt Hodgsons body. RIP.
- Marianna
 Added: Feb. 19, 2017
American Indian Wars 1622 til about 1890. Multiple conflicts between American settlers or the United States government and the native peoples of North America from the time or earliest colonial settlement until 1890.
- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Nov. 27, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Oct. 17, 2015
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