Samuel D. Phillips

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Samuel D. Phillips
Born 1845
Butler County, Ohio
Died 1915 (aged 69–70)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Private
Unit Company H, 2nd U.S. Cavalry
Battles/wars Indian Wars
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.

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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.

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