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 John Ascough

John Ascough

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Mar 1904 (aged 62)
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 84028819 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Matthew Patterson
  • Added: 26 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84028819
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Ascough (27 Jan 1842–18 Mar 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84028819, citing Old Greencastle Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Matthew Patterson (contributor 47276022) .