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Today's Medal of Honor Moment for 23 September

This is an unusual day for the Medal in that, while there are three Medals, they are for one fight, at Red Creek, Az, in 1869.  And it's a rare day because none of these Medals were posthumous.

RARI, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Red Creek, Ariz., 23 September 1869. Entered service at: Montgomery County, Ohio. Birth: New York, N.Y. Date of issue: 23 November 1869. Citation: Gallantry in action.

HARRIS, CHARLES D.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Red Creek, Ariz., 23 September 1869. Entered service at:------. Birth: Albion, N.Y. Date of issue: 23 November 1869. Citation: Gallantry in action.

WALKER, JOHN

Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Red Creek, Ariz., 23 September 1869. Entered service at: ------. Birth: France. Date of issue: 23 November 1869. Citation: Gallantry in action with Indians.