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Samuel Field Dallam

Date of death: December 29, 1953
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Home of record: Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Samuel Dallam graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1896.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant Colonel (Cavalry) Samuel Field Dallam, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I. As Inspector of the 5th Army Corps, Colonel Dallam demonstrated an unusually high degree of professional attainments, ability, and devotion to duty in the tasks assigned to him, including the inspection of conduct and methods of supply, instruction of troops, and investigation of vital and difficult problems of administration, thereby contributing materially to the successful operations of the 5th Army Corps, and rendering important services to the American Expeditionary Forces in the operations against the enemy during the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 12 (1929)

Action Date: World War I

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Company: Inspector

Division: 5th Army Corps, American Expeditionary Forces

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the Mexican Border Wars

Samuel Field Dallam, United States Army, was cited for gallantry in action during the Puntitive Expedition into Mexico, 15 March 1916 to 7 February 1917.

General Orders: U.S. Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: March 15, 1916 - February 7, 1917

Service: Army

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the Mexican Border Wars

Samuel Field Dallam, United States Army, was cited for gallantry in action during the Puntitive Expedition into Mexico, 15 March 1916 to 7 February 1917. (Second Citation)

General Orders: U.S. Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: March 15, 1916 - February 7, 1917

Service: Army