James E. Bailey (Medal of Honor)

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James E. Bailey
Born Dexter, Maine
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USArmy flag.jpg United States Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit Company E, 5th Cavalry Regiment
Battles/wars Indian Wars
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg - Medal of Honor

James E. Bailey was a United States Army Sergeant during the Indian Wars who received the Medal of Honor on April 12, 1875 for service during the winter of 1872-73.[1]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]


Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Army. Retrieved November 19, 2010.