Benjamin C. Criswell

Benjamin C. Criswell

Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia, USA
Death 17 Oct 1921 (aged 72)
Eldorado, Jackson County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Gould, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 11145965 · View Source
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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."

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