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ROACH, HAMPTON

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Erected breastworks under fire; also kept the command supplied with water three consecutive nights while exposed to fire from ambushed Indians at close-range.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company F, 5th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1879 Concord, Louisiana

Citation

Erected breastworks under fire; also kept the command supplied with water three consecutive nights while exposed to fire from ambushed Indians at close-range.