25 July 2010

Medal of Honor: A. Miller


First Lieutenant, 6th US Cavalry

Born: 1878, Fort Sheridan, Illinois
Died: 28 May 1921, near Indian Head, Maryland

Citation: While in action against hostile Moros [at Patian Island, Philippine Islands, on 2 July 1909], when the machinegun detachment, having been driven from its position by a heavy fire, 1 member being killed, did, with the assistance of an enlisted man, place the machinegun in advance of its former position at a distance of about 20 yards from the enemy, in accomplishing which he was obliged to splice a piece of timber to one leg of the gun tripod, all the while being under a heavy fire, and the gun tripod being several times struck by bullets.

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