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SHARPLESS, EDWARD

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While carrying dispatches was attacked by 125 hostile Indians, whom he (and a comrade) fought throughout the day.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company H, 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Indian Campaigns 1874 Marion County, Ohio

Citation

While carrying dispatches was attacked by 125 hostile Indians, whom he (and a comrade) fought throughout the day.