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BALDWIN, FRANK

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Second Award Rescued, with two companies, two white girls by a voluntary attack upon Indians whose superior numbers and strong position would have warranted delay for reinforcements, but which delay would have permitted the Indians to escape and kill their captives.

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Service

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U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Major General) 5th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

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Indian Campaigns 1874 Manchester, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Citation

Second Award Rescued, with two companies, two white girls by a voluntary attack upon Indians whose superior numbers and strong position would have warranted delay for reinforcements, but which delay would have permitted the Indians to escape and kill their captives.