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DAY, MATTHIAS

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Advanced alone into the enemy's lines and carried off a wounded soldier of his command under a hot fire and after he had been ordered to retreat.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Colonel Ret.) 9th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1879 Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio

Citation

Advanced alone into the enemy's lines and carried off a wounded soldier of his command under a hot fire and after he had been ordered to retreat.