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Sergeant Albert Walter McMillan, E Troop, 7th Cavalry – Conspicuous Gallantry


While engaged with Indians concealed in a ravine, Sergeant McMillan assisted the men on the skirmish line, directed their fire, encouraged them by example, and used every effort to dislodge the enemy. Sergeant Albert W. McMillan had been in the … Continue reading

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Sergeant Major Richard W. Corwine, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Killed in Action


When I die nobody will ever know more of me than now. On November 27, 1868, on the Washita River, the 7th Cavalry Regiment’s sergeant major, Walter P. Kennedy, was killed in action along with Major Joel H. Elliott and … Continue reading

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