Samuel D. Phillips
|Samuel D. Phillips|
Butler County, Ohio
|Died||1915 (aged 69–70)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company H, 2nd U.S. Cavalry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Samuel D. Phillips (1845 – 1915) was a Medal of Honor recipient in the United States Army during the Plains Indian Wars. While serving as a private in Company H, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, he fought in an action against Indians at the Battle of Little Muddy Creek in Montana Territory on May 7, 1877.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Muddy Creek, Mont., May 7, 1877. Entered service at: United States. Birth: Butler County, Ohio, United States. Date of issue: August 8, 1877.
Gallantry in action.
- "Medal of Honor recipients: Indian Wars Period". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2010.