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 John Ascough

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John Ascough

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Mar 1904 (aged 62)
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 84028819 View Source

Alternate birth date 1844 in Philadephia, Pennsylvania

Shoe maker by trade

Enlisted in the U.S. 7th Cavalry on 3 Sept 1870

He was in Co. D. led by Frederick Benteen at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. He participated in the fighting on Reno Hill, where the remaining troops dug in and waited until General Terry arrived to liberate them.

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