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 Leander T. “Lee” Herron

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Leander T. “Lee” Herron

  • Birth 29 Dec 1846 Fallsington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 5 Apr 1937 Saint Paul, Howard County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Saint Paul, Howard County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 6404324

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Corporal in Company A, 3rd United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Fort Dodge, Kansas on September 2, 1868. His citation reads "While detailed as mail courier from the fort, voluntarily went to the assistance of a party of 4 enlisted men, who were attacked by about 50 Indians at some distance from the fort and remained with them until the party was relieved".

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  • Originally Created by: Bill Walker
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6404324
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leander T. “Lee” Herron (29 Dec 1846–5 Apr 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6404324, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Saint Paul, Howard County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .