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HERRON, LEANDER

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While detailed as mail courier from the fort, voluntarily went to the assistance of a party of four enlisted men, who were attacked by about 50 Indians at some distance from the fort and remained with them until the party was relieved.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company A, 3d U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Indian Campaigns 1868 Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Citation

While detailed as mail courier from the fort, voluntarily went to the assistance of a party of four enlisted men, who were attacked by about 50 Indians at some distance from the fort and remained with them until the party was relieved.