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Sgt Michael Martin

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Sgt Michael Martin

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death
30 Sep 1877 (aged 41–42)
Montana, USA
Burial
Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID
91040376 View Source

Died of gunshot to the chest at Bear Paw Mountain battle in Montana

Enlisted in the 7the U.S. Cavalry on 7 December 1872.

At the Battle of the Little Big Horn he was the 1st Sgt. in Company D., commanded by Thomas Weir. He would have ridden with Weir in the attempt to get to Custer, but they were driven back to Reno Hill by the indians where they fought the remainder of the battle.

Died of gunshot to the chest at Bear Paw Mountain battle in Montana

Enlisted in the 7the U.S. Cavalry on 7 December 1872.

At the Battle of the Little Big Horn he was the 1st Sgt. in Company D., commanded by Thomas Weir. He would have ridden with Weir in the attempt to get to Custer, but they were driven back to Reno Hill by the indians where they fought the remainder of the battle.


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