Batson, Matthew Arlington, MAJ

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major (Cavalry)
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
1620-Cavalry Platoon Leader
Last MOS Group
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1899-1901, HHT, 2nd Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1888 - 1902

Cavalry

Major (Cavalry)


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1866
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Batson, Matthew Arlington (MOH), MAJ.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Anna, Illinois
Last Address
Wheeling, Ohio

Date of Passing
Jan 13, 1917
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2, Lot 3604-WS

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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor
  1898, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1898, Medal of Honor [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the Philippine Insurrection as a First Lieutenant in the 4th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Calamba, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on July 26, 1899. His citation reads "Swam the San Juan River in the face of the enemy's fire and drove him from his entrenchment's." His Medal was awarded to him on March 8, 1902.

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 Unit Assignments
9th Cavalry Regiment4th Cavalry Regiment2nd Cavalry Regiment
  1891-1898, 9th Cavalry Regiment
  1898-1899, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1899-1901, HHT, 2nd Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
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