Medal of honor

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Medal of honor

  1. 1. Medal of HonorLeila Johnson and Bri Beckman
  2. 2. John Babcook• Indian War Campaign• First leiutenaint• US Army//5th US Cavalry• Spring Creek, Nebraska, May 16, 1869• While serving with a scouting column, this officers troop was attacked by a vastly superior force of Indians. Advancing to high ground, he dismounted his men, remaining mounted himself to encourage them, and there fought the Indians until relieved, his horse being wounded.
  3. 3. Ulysses G. Buzzard• War with Spain• Corporal• US Army// 17th US Infantry• El Canex, Cuba, July 1, 1898• Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy
  4. 4. Alexander R. Skinker• WWI• Captain• US Army// 138th Infantry, 35th Division• Cheppy, France, September 26, 1918• Unwilling to sacrifice his men when his company as held up by terrific machine gun fire from iron pill boxes in the Hindenburg Line, Capt. Skinker personally led an automatic rifleman and a carrier in an attack on the machine guns. The carrier was killed instantly, but Capt. Skinker seized the ammunition and continued through an opening in the barbed wire, feeding the automatic rifle until he too was killed.

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