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 Joseph F. Knight

Joseph F. Knight

Birth
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 May 1940 (aged 76)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 25 N 1/2 Lot 20 Space 2
Memorial ID 9677 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in Company F, 6th US Cavalry. During a patrol movement at White River, South Dakota, January 1, 1891, units of the 6th US Cavalry came under attack from hostile Indians. Noticing that Troop K was in parallel, Sergeant Knight took part of his column and led an advance to their assistance. For courage in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on May 1, 1891.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9677
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph F. Knight (23 Nov 1863–24 May 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9677, citing City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .