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Elisha Simpson Hornaday
Birth: Mar. 24, 1851
Death: 1922

Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company H, 6th US Cavalry. At Sappa Creek, Kansas, April 23, 1875, with five other volunteers, he waded in muddy water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position. There behind the enemy which was waiting for the main Army Cavalry column to advance, they sprang a surprise rear attack resulting in the capture of the entire hostile camp. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Magnolia Lot 18 Grave 1
GPS (lat/lon): 32.42371, -117.06502
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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Elisha Simpson Hornaday
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