John Nihill

John Nihill (25 Mei 1850 – 29 Mei 1908) adalah seorang prajurit kelahiran Irlandia dalam Angkatan Darat Amerika Serikat yang mengabdi dalam Peperangan Indian. Atas keikutsertaannya dalam Peperangan Apache, ia meraih Medal of Honor

John Nihill
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John Nihill
Lahir(1850-05-25)25 Mei 1850
Nenagh, Irlandia
Meninggal29 Mei 1908(1908-05-29) (umur 58)
Whitestone, Long Island, New York, Amerika Serikat
Tempat pemakamanCypress Hills National Cemetery
Pengabdian
Dinas/cabang
Lama dinas1868–c. 1895
PangkatSersan
Kesatuan5th U.S. Cavalry
Perang/pertempuran
Penghargaan
  • Medal of Honor
  • Division of Missouri, silver medal
  • Department of the East, skirmish medal
  • Division of the Atlantic, silver medal
  • Distinguished Marksman Medal
  • Sharpshooter's Silver Cross
  • Marksman's Pin

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Bacaan tambahanSunting

  • Anderson, Harry H., ed. Indian Campaigns: Sketches of Cavalry Service in Arizona and on the Northern Plains. Collins, Colorado: Old Army Press, 1984. ISBN 0-88342-063-5
  • Emerson, William K. Marksmanship in the U.S. Army: A History of Medals, Shooting Programs, and Training. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. ISBN 0-8061-3575-1
  • Konstantin, Phil. This Day in North American Indian History: Important Dates in the History of North America's Native Peoples for Every Calendar Day. New York: Da Capo Press, 2002. ISBN 0-306-81170-7

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