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GREAVES, CLINTON

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While part of a small detachment to persuade a band of renegade Apache Indians to surrender, his group was surrounded. Cpl. Greaves in the center of the savage hand-to-hand fighting, managed to shoot and bash a gap through the swarming Apaches, permitting his companions to break free.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company C, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1877 Madison County, Virginia

Citation

While part of a small detachment to persuade a band of renegade Apache Indians to surrender, his group was surrounded. Cpl. Greaves in the center of the savage hand-to-hand fighting, managed to shoot and bash a gap through the swarming Apaches, permitting his companions to break free.