September 29, 1879 – This Day During The American Indian Wars – Medal of Honor recipient’s for actions during the Indian Wars at Milk River, Colo.

September 29, 1879 – Medal of Honor recipient’s for actions during the Indian Wars at Milk River, Colo.

John Mitchell Merrill Medal of Honor recipient (1846 – June 10, 1883)
Wilhelm O. Philipsen Medal of Honor recipient (1852–1913)

Official Medal of Honor citation reads:

Gallantry in action

John Mitchell Merrill Medal of Honor recipient
Wilhelm O. Philipsen Medal of Honor recipient

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