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THOMPSON, PETER

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After having voluntarily brought water to the wounded, during which effort he was shot through the head, he made two successful trips for the same purpose, notwithstanding remonstrances of his sergeant.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company C, 7th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Indian Campaigns 1876 Scotland

Citation

After having voluntarily brought water to the wounded, during which effort he was shot through the head, he made two successful trips for the same purpose, notwithstanding remonstrances of his sergeant.