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JONES, WILLIAM

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Gallantry in the attack against hostile Sioux Indians 7 May 1877 at Muddy Creek, Mont., and in the engagement with Nez Perce Indians at Camas Meadows, Idaho, 20 August 1877, in which he sustained a painful knee wound.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Farrier (highest rank: Blacksmith) Company L, 2d U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1877 Davidson County, North Carolina

Citation

Gallantry in the attack against hostile Sioux Indians 7 May 1877 at Muddy Creek, Mont., and in the engagement with Nez Perce Indians at Camas Meadows, Idaho, 20 August 1877, in which he sustained a painful knee wound.