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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

MITCHELL, JOHN

Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Company I, 5th U.S. Infantry. Place and Date: At Upper Washita, Tex., 9-11 September 1874. Birth: Ireland. Date of Issue: 23 April 1875. First Sergeant, Company I, 5th U.S. Infantry. Place and Date: At Upper Washita, Tex., 9-11 September 1874. Birth: Ireland. Date of Issue: 23 April 1875.

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Gallantry in engagement with Indians.

 

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