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JACKSON, JAMES

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Dismounted from his horse in the face of a heavy fire from pursuing Indians and, with the assistance of one or two of the men of his command, secured to a place of safety the body of his trumpeter, who had been shot and killed.

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

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Indian Campaigns 1877 New Jersey

Citation

Dismounted from his horse in the face of a heavy fire from pursuing Indians and, with the assistance of one or two of the men of his command, secured to a place of safety the body of his trumpeter, who had been shot and killed.