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Captain Joseph Henry Hurst and Lieutenant Harry Clay Hale, 12th Infantry – Courage, Fortitude, Good Judgment, and Tact


The statement of the services immediately performed by Capt. Hurst and Lieut. Hale carries with it so evident a suggestion of every meritorious conduct on their part that special remark thereof would seem superfluous. –Brigadier General Thomas H. Ruger Second … Continue reading

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Captain Edmond Gustave Fechét, 8th Cavalry – Capture and Death of Sitting Bull


The fearless action of Captain Fechet and his command entitles them to great credit and the celerity of his movements showed the true soldierly spirit. –Major General Nelson A. Miles 125 years ago today Captain Edmond Gustave Fechét rode to the … Continue reading

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