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Corp Jacob Guenther

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Corp Jacob Guenther

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Corporal in Company E, 8th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in various actions in Arizona in 1868 and 1869. His citation reads simply "Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians". His Medal was awarded to him on September 6, 1869.

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MEDAL OF HONOR
CORP CO E
8 US CAV
INDIAN WARS

Gravesite Details Passed away from typhoid pneumonia and was originally interred in the Fort Wingate Cemetery.

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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9651
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Jacob Guenther (13 Nov 1849–29 Mar 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9651, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .