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 Peter H. Quinn

Peter H. Quinn

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 19 Apr 1934 (aged 60)
USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 6, Grave 9749-SH, Map Grid V/W 31
Memorial ID 22789 · View Source
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Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Philippine Insurrection in the United States Army as a Private in Company L, 4th United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on May 13, 1899. His citation reads “With 11 other scouts without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack”. His Medal was issued on June 6, 1906.

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  • Added: 25 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22789
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter H. Quinn (May 1873–19 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22789, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .