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CARPENTER, LOUIS

carpenter louis

Was gallant and meritorious throughout the campaigns, especially in the combat of October 15 and in the forced march on September 23, 24 and 25 to the relief of Forsyth's Scouts, who were known to be in danger of annihilation by largely superior forces of Indians.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brigadier General Ret.) Company H, 10th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1868 Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey

Citation

Was gallant and meritorious throughout the campaigns, especially in the combat of October 15 and in the forced march on September 23, 24 and 25 to the relief of Forsyth's Scouts, who were known to be in danger of annihilation by largely superior forces of Indians.