John Haddo Jr.


John Haddo Jr. Famous memorial

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 30 Sep 1877 (aged 26)
Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Section B
Memorial ID 33564732 View Source

Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action. His true name was John Haddo, Jr. He has an "In memory of" marker at Ft Gibson National Cemetery. He died at Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, and was buried in a mass grave at Custer Battlefield National Cemetery in Crow Agency,Montana. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company B, 5th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Cedar Creek, etc., Montana during October 1876 and January 8, 1877. His citation reads "Gallantry in action." He also has a cenotaph at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma.

Bio by: Don Morfe

Gravesite Details

Company B, 5th U.S. Infantry, Transferred from Fort Assinniboine, M.T., 7th Cav & Bear Paw markers, bur. Mar 27, 1905


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  • Originally Created by: Alice P.
  • Added: 5 Feb 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Haddo Jr. (13 Aug 1851–30 Sep 1877), Find a Grave Memorial ID 33564732, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .