Tilton, Henry, MAJ

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
3100-General Medical Officer
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Officer)
Service Years
1876 - 1893

Medical Corps

Major


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1845
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
BARNEGAT

Date of Passing
Sep 12, 1932
 
Location of Interment
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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

TILTON, HENRY R.

Rank and Organization:Major and Surgeon, U.S. Army. Place and Date: At Bear Paw Mountain, Mont., 30 September 1877. Entered Service At: Jersey City, N.J. Birth: Barnegat, N.J. Date of Issue: 22 March 1895.

Citation:

Fearlessly risked his life and displayed great gallantry in rescuing and protecting the wounded men.

Major and Surgeon, U.S. Army. Place and Date: At Bear Paw Mountain, Mont., 30 September 1877. Entered Service At: Jersey City, N.J. Birth: Barnegat, N.J. Date of Issue: 22 March 1895.
   
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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1877-1877 Nez Perce War/Battle of Bear Paw Mountain
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