Medal of Honor Recipients

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June 17, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient: Sergeant Henry Johnson

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 9th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Milk River, Colo., 2-5 October 1879. Entered service at:------. Birth: Boynton, Va. Date of issue: 22 September 1890

Citation: Voluntarily left fortified shelter and under heavy fire at close range made the rounds of the pits to instruct the guards, fought his way to the creek and back to bring water to the wounded.