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WILLIAMS, MOSES

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Rallied a detachment, skillfully conducted a running fight of three or four hours, and by his coolness, bravery, and unflinching devotion to duty in standing by his commanding officer in an exposed position under a heavy fire from a large party of Indians saved the lives of at least three of his comrades.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Ordnance Sergeant) Company I, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1881 Carrollton, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Citation

Rallied a detachment, skillfully conducted a running fight of three or four hours, and by his coolness, bravery, and unflinching devotion to duty in standing by his commanding officer in an exposed position under a heavy fire from a large party of Indians saved the lives of at least three of his comrades.