George H. Morgan

George H. Morgan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Horace Morgan was an American cavalry officer and Medal of Honor recipient. He was the son of a Civil War general, George N. Morgan, and graduated from West Point, the U.S. Military Academy, in 1880. Morgan served in all the United States' wars from the Indian Wars to World War I. He was wounded by an Apache in the Battle of Big Dry Fork in the Arizona Territory in 1882, for which he received the Medal of Honor. The bullet remained near his heart until it shifted in 1948 and caused his death. He is the namesake of Camp Morgan in Bosnia. Three other men, First Lieutenant Frank West, Second Lieutenant Thomas Cruse and First Sergeant Charles Taylor were also awarded Medals of Honor in this action. West and Cruse are also Academy graduatesshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134911615
  • 9786134911610