Date of Birth: 1844; Date of Death: May 21, 1883; Burial location: Missoula, Montana Place of Birth: Massachusetts, Boston; Home of record: Indianapolis Indiana
Medal of Honor citation
General Orders: Date of Issue: February 28, 1878; Action Date: May 7 & August 20, 1877; Service: Army Rank: Corporal; Company: Company L; Division: 2d U.S. Cavalry
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Harry Garland, United States Army, for gallantry in action with hostile Sioux on 7 May 1877, at Little Muddy Creek, Montana, while serving with Company L, 2d U.S. Cavalry. At Camas Meadows, Idaho, 20 August 1877, having been wounded in the hip so as to be unable to stand, Corporal Garland still continued to direct the men under his charge until the enemy withdrew.
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