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SHAW, THOMAS

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Forced the enemy back after stubbornly holding his ground in an extremely exposed position and prevented the enemy's superior numbers from surrounding his command.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company K, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1881 Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky

Citation

Forced the enemy back after stubbornly holding his ground in an extremely exposed position and prevented the enemy's superior numbers from surrounding his command.