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GREEN, JOHN

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In order to reassure his command, this officer, in the most fearless manner and exposed to very great danger, walked in front of the line; the command, thus encouraged, advanced over the lava upon the Indians who were concealed among the rocks.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Brevet Brigadier General) 1st U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1873 Wurttemberg, Germany

Citation

In order to reassure his command, this officer, in the most fearless manner and exposed to very great danger, walked in front of the line; the command, thus encouraged, advanced over the lava upon the Indians who were concealed among the rocks.