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SMITH, CORNELIUS

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With four men of his troop drove off a superior force of the enemy and held his position against their repeated efforts to recapture it, and subsequently pursued them a great distance.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Colonel U.S. Army Ret.) Company K, 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1891 Tucson, Pima County, Arizona

Citation

With four men of his troop drove off a superior force of the enemy and held his position against their repeated efforts to recapture it, and subsequently pursued them a great distance.