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CRUSE, THOMAS

cruse thomas

Gallantly charged hostile Indians and with his carbine compelled a party of them to keep under cover of their breastworks, thus being enabled to recover a severely wounded soldier.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Brigadier General) 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Indian Campaigns 1882 Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky

Citation

Gallantly charged hostile Indians and with his carbine compelled a party of them to keep under cover of their breastworks, thus being enabled to recover a severely wounded soldier.