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Fred Myers

Date of birth: 1848
Date of death: May 05, 1900
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Germany, Brunswick
Home of record: St. Louis Missouri


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Indian Campaigns

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Fred Myers, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 January 1891, while serving with Company K, 6th U.S. Cavalry, in action at White River, South Dakota. With five men Sergeant Myers repelled a superior force of the enemy and held his position against their repeated efforts to recapture it.

General Orders: Date of Issue: February 4, 1891

Action Date: January 1, 1891

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company K

Division: 6th U.S. Cavalry