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William Osborn

  • Birth 1837 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 17 May 1887 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Sec.K-6512
  • Memorial ID 5812782

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1837, he served as a Sergeant in Company M, 1st Cavalry, US Army. During the winter campaign of (1872-73), Sergeant Osborn distinguished himself in several battles with hostile Apache Indians in the Arizona Territory. For gallant conduct during the engagements, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on April 12, 1875. He died at age 50 in Washington D.C.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Connelly
  • Added: 30 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5812782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Osborn (1837–17 May 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5812782, citing US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .