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 William DeArmond
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William DeArmond

Birth
Butler County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Sep 1874 (aged 35–36)
Texas, USA
Cenotaph San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section MA Site 89
Memorial ID 18135 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Butler County, Ohio, he served as a Sergeant in Company 1, 5th Infantry, US Army. On September 9, 1874, a supply train with a small cavalry escort, began to travel from their encampment to General Nelson Miles expedition force camped at Battle Creek, Texas. Suddenly from a canyon on the Upper Washita River, the supply detail was attacked by a large Indian war party. During the day long siege, Sergeant DeArmond while fighting and dispersing his men was killed and his body was never recovered. For Gallantry in action, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 23, 1875.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 27 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18135
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William DeArmond (1838–9 Sep 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18135, citing San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .