Godfrey, Edward Settle, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1907-1907, Department of the Missouri, Military Division of the Mississippi
Service Years
1861 - 1907


Brigadier General

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Date of Passing
Apr 01, 1932
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Grand Army of the Republic Badge Military Order of the Loyal Legion

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)Grand Army of the RepublicCongressional Medal Of Honor Society7th United States Cavalry Association
Medal of Honor Recipients
  1864, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page
  1865, Grand Army of the Republic
  1894, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]
  1907, 7th United States Cavalry Association
  2014, Medal of Honor Recipients [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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   1896-1901, HHT, 7th US Cavalry

From Month/Year
December / 1896
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February / 1901
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Fort Du Chesne
 HHT, 7th US Cavalry Details

HHT, 7th US Cavalry
Cavalry Unit
Parent Unit
7th US Cavalry
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Last Updated: May 19, 2013
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During September and October, '97, he was in command of troops from Forts Apache, Arizona, and Wingate, New Mexico, to arrest Zuni Indians who in performance of tribal ceremonies had murdered two of the tribe. The objective finally and bloodlessly was attained by a bold and outstanding resort. For upon approaching the Indian village and despite advice and warning to the contrary, he went alone on foot to the village, impressed his point of view upon the tribe "Governor" and returned to camp to await developments. And that procedure was wholly vindicated the next day, when the "Governor" delivered at the camp the wanted ones, who soon were en route to Santa Fe for trial.
In April, '98, he was transferred to Fort Du Chesne, Utah, where he commanded till October, '98. From October, '98, to January, '99, he was stationed at Huntsville, Alabama, and Macon, Georgia, and in January, '99, at Havana and Pinar del Rio, Cuba, commanding United States troops at Pinar del Rio and the district of that Province May to August, 1900. In August, 1900, he was transferred to Columbia Barracks (near Havana) Cuba, where he was stationed till March, '01

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15 Members Also There at Same Time

Gresham, John Chowning, COL, (1876-1918) Captain (Cavalry)
Capron, Allyn Kissam, CPT, (1890-1898) IM First Lieutenant (Cavalry)
Leach, Michael, 2LT, (1880-1919) CV Ordnance Sergeant (Cavalry)
Balcke, William H., PVT, (1894-1898) IN Private
Sumner, Edwin Vose, BGEN, (1861-1899) Colonel (Cavalry)
Davison, Lorenzo Paul, LTC, (1881-1917) Lieutenant Colonel (Cavalry)
Holbrook, Willard Ames, MG, (1885-1924) First Lieutenant (Cavalry)
Rice, Sedgwick, COL, (1883-1924) First Lieutenant (Cavalry)
Booth, Ewing, MG, (1898-1934) First Lieutenant
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Pvt, (1896-1897) Private
7th US Cavalry

Plenty Fires, I-See-O, Sgt, (1875-1927) IN Sergeant
B Troop

Leach, Michael, 2LT, (1880-1919) IN Company First Sergeant (Cavalry)
L Troop

Bancroft, Neil (MOH), PV1, (1873-Present) CV Private
Bancroft, Neil (MOH), PV1, (1873-Present) CV Private
Bancroft, Neil (MOH), PV1, (1873-Present) CV Private
Goldin, Theodore (MOH), PV1, (1876-Present) CV Private
Pym, James (MOH), PV1, (1874-Present) CV Private
Stivers, Thomas (MOH), PV1, (1871-Present) CV Private

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