June 25, 1876 – This Day During The American Indian Wars – Medal of Honor recipient’s for actions during the Battle of the Little Bighorn

June 25, 1876 – Medal of Honor recipient’s for actions during the Battle of the Little Bighorn

George Geiger Medal of Honor recipient (1843–1904)
Otto Emil Voit Medal of Honor recipient (February 5, 1845 – June 1, 1906)
Henrey W. B Mechlin Medal of Honor recipient (October 14, 1851 – April 10, 1926)
Charles A. Windolph Medal of Honor recipient (December 9, 1851 – March 11, 1950)

Official Medal of Honor citation reads:

Volunteered to hold an exposed position standing erect on the brow of the hill facing the Little Big Horn River. They fired constantly in this manner for more than 20 minutes diverting fire and attention from another group filling canteens of water that were desperately needed.

George Geiger Medal of Honor recipient
Otto Emil Voit Medal of Honor recipient

Henrey W. B Mechlin Medal of Honor recipient
Charles A. Windolph Medal of Honor recipient

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