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Orisoba SPENCE

Fort Bowie Cemetery
Cochise County,
Arizona

MEDAL OF HONOR
PVT CO G 8 US CAVALRY
INDIAN WARS
1847 - APRIL 7, 1876

He was born in Forest County, Pennsylvania and entered the US Army at Tionesta, PA. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for Gallantry in Action during a battle with the Apaches in the Chiricahua Mountains on 20 October 1869. The award was issued on 14 February 1870.

Contributed on 3/7/09 by goldwing.traveler
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Record #: 66231

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Submitted: 3/7/09 • Approved: 3/7/09 • Last Updated: 10/31/12 • R66231-G0

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