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 Thomas Hall Forsyth

Thomas Hall Forsyth

Birth
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 22 Mar 1908 (aged 65)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Memorial ID 11047626 · View Source
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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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  • 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 .