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Camp Verde in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873
 
The Congressional Medal of Honor Marker Photo, Click for full size
February 22, 2010
1. The Congressional Medal of Honor Marker
 
Inscription. The following named individuals were assigned, either permanently or temporarily, to Camp Verde, Arizona Territory. While stationed here their personal action in combat was above and beyond the call of duty, earning them the nation's highest award.

The Congressional Medal of Honor
Scouts
USS
[Crossed Arrows]
Winter Campaign 1872-1873
Awarded March 1875
Pvt. Chiquito Pvt. Blanquet
Sgt. Alchesay
Awarded April 12, 1875
Sgt. Jim Pvt. Nannasaddie Pvt. Kelsay Pvt. Nantaje Pvt. Kosoja Pvt. Machol Corp. Elsatsoosu
Cherry Creek Campaign
Awarded March 7, 1890
Sgt. Rowdy

Cavalry
[Crossed Sabors]
Winter Campaign 1872-1873
Awarded April 12, 1875
1st Sgt. Blair, James, 1st Cavalry Co. I Sgt. Von Medem, Rudolph, 5th Cav. Co. A

Turret Mountain, March 25, 1873
Awarded August 12, 1875
1st Sgt. Hill, James M., 5th Cav. Co. A Sgt. Bishop, Daniel, 5th Cav. Co. A Pvt. Stanley, Eben, 5th Cav. Co. A

Sunset Pass, November 1, 1874
Awarded April 12, 1875
Sgt. Taylor, Bernard, 5th Cav. Co. A

This monument is dedicated by the Verde Valley Veterans, The American Legion,
 
The Congressional Medal of Honor Monument Photo, Click for full size
February 22, 2010
2. The Congressional Medal of Honor Monument
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and the Yavapai-Apache Tribe

 
Erected by Verde Valley Veterans, The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled,American Veterans and the Yavapai-Apache Tribe.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 34° 33.851′ N, 111° 51.118′ W. Marker is in Camp Verde, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker can be reached from East Holloman Street 0.2 miles north of Arizona Route 260. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 East Holloman Street, Camp Verde AZ 86322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "0" Mile Post General Crook Trail (here, next to this marker); Fort Verde State Historic Park (here, next to this marker); Pecan Lane Rural Historic Landscape (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Verde (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lifeline / Prehistoric Produce (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Neighborhood / Mysterious Departures (approx. 3.3 miles away); The People Next Door (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Way Up / Construction Sequence (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Camp Verde.
 
More about this marker. Located at Fort Verde State Historic Park, immediately east of the Headquarters building.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2010. This page has been viewed 934 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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