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SGT Y. B. Rowdy

SGT Y. B. Rowdy

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Death 29 Mar 1893
Arizona, USA
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Section A, Grave 894
Memorial ID 9780 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born a Yuma Arizona tribesman, he served as a Army Sergeant Scout in Company A, US Cavalry. During engagements with hostile Apache Indians in Arizona Territory, March 7, 1890, Sergeant Rowdy showed continuing courage in locating the enemy and relaying the information to his command. For bravery in action, he and three other scouts were awarded the Medal of Honor. His original interrment was in Arizona at the Old Post Cemetery at the site of Fort Grant. This post was established in 1873 when Old Camp Grant at Aravaipa was discontinued. Remains were removed to the National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1907.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9780
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Y. B. Rowdy (unknown–29 Mar 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9780, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .