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 Thomas Hall Forsyth

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Thomas Hall Forsyth

  • Birth 17 Dec 1842 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 22 Mar 1908 San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 11047626

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He served in the United States Army as a First Sergeant with Company M, 4th United States Cavalry. His Medal of Honor action occurred on November 25, 1876, at Powder River, Wyoming. His citation (issued July 14, 1891) reads: "Though dangerously wounded, he maintained his ground with a small party against a largely superior force after his commanding officer had been shot down during a sudden attack and rescued that officer and a comrade from the enemy."

Bio by: Lawrence Hildebrand



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
  • Added: 28 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11047626
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Hall Forsyth (17 Dec 1842–22 Mar 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11047626, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .