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 Nicholas Samuel Foran

Nicholas Samuel Foran

Birth
County Waterford, Ireland
Death 29 Sep 1927 (aged 83)
Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Burial Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section 1A, Row B, Grave 54
Memorial ID 9750 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the post-Civil War conflicts with the Plains Indians as a Private in Company L, 8th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in action from August to October, 1868. Awarded the Medal on July 24, 1869 with thirty-four other soldiers, his citation reads simply "Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians." After his military service he lived in Arizona and worked in the mining industry for over thirty-five years.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nicholas Samuel Foran (3 Jun 1844–29 Sep 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9750, citing Prescott National Cemetery, Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .