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 Pompey Factor

Pompey Factor

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 29 Mar 1928 (aged 78–79)
Texas, USA
Burial Brackettville, Kinney County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 18148 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Indian Wars as a Private in the Indian Scouts, which were Native Americans in the United States Army service. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Pecos River, Texas on April 25, 1875. His citation reads "With 3 other men, he participated in a charge against 25 hostiles while on a scouting patrol". His Medal was issued on May 28, 1875. Isaac Payne, John Ward and Factor Pompey recieved the Award for rescuing their commanding officer Lt. John L. Bullis while sustaining heavy fire. They are three of four recepients who were in Seminole black scouts.

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  • Added: 27 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18148
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pompey Factor (1849–29 Mar 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18148, citing Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery, Brackettville, Kinney County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .