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 George Krause Kitchen

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George Krause Kitchen

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, he served as a Sergeant, in Company H, 6th U.S. Cavalry. At the Upper Wichita River, Texas, September 9, 1874, Sergeant Kitchen was assisting a wagon train when his company was attacked by a large force of hostile Indians. For the next five days, he engaged in very difficult conditions and for gallantry in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on April 23, 1875. After leaving the Army he lived in San Antonio, Texas and worked in the United States Post Office there until his death.

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  • Added: 26 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18124
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Krause Kitchen (5 Oct 1844–20 Nov 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18124, citing Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .