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Men with the Seventh Cavalry at the Time of the Battle

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Gaffney, George
1844, Cavan, County Cornan, Ireland
Soldier
19 November 1866
Sergeant, Company I
Not present, detached service
22 November 1916, Washington, D.C.
27 November 1916
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C., Section 4, Site 8017


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Gallenne, Jean Baptiste Desire
1849, Lorient, France

Student
30 September 30 1873
Private, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights
12 February 1911, Washington, D.C.
15 February 1911, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Lot 218, Section 18B, North Site



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Galvan, James J.
16 November 1848, Liverpool, England
Laborer
28 September 1875
Private, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Gannon, Peter
1844, Manchester, England
Soldier
16 July 1872
Sergeant, Company B
Not present, detached service
12 June 1886, Fort Assinniboine, Montana Territory
Fort Assinniboine, Montana Territory,
27 March 1905, Custer National Cemetery, Montana
Section B, Site 1285


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Gardner, John
27 February 1845, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
Butcher
28 August 1875
Private, Company F
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Garlick, Edward
8 May 1846, Chertsey, England
Laborer
14 April 1876
First Sergeant, Company G
Not present, on furlough
25 January 1931, Sturgis, South Dakota
Bear Butte Cemetery, Sturgis, South Dakota
Section 1, Lot 144



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Garlington, Ernest Albert
February 20, 1853, Newberry, South Carolina
Unknown
June 15, 1876
Second Lieutenant, Company H
Not present, detached service
October 16, 1934, Coronado, California
Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Section 3, Grave 1735-BSH



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Gebhart, Jacob Henry
Tanner, James J.

1849, Altoona, Pennsylvania
Unknown
18 September 1875
Private, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights, killed
26 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Gehrmann, Frederick Henry
18 November 1855, Baltimore, Maryland
Laborer
13 March 1876
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
10 December 1922, Washington, D.C.
Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Section 17, Grave 20,145


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Medal of HonorGeiger, George H.
1843, Cincinnati, Ohio
Unknown
18 December 1872
Sergeant, Company H
In hilltop fight
Medal of Honor

23 January 1904, Dayton, Ohio
Dayton National Cemetery,
Dayton, Ohio
Section N, Row 20, Grave 47



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Geist, Frank J.
16 February 1856, Wurtzburg, Bavaria
Machinist
14 April 1876
Private, Company G
Not present, detached service
20 November 1918, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota


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George, William Montell
1850, Lexington, Kentucky
Laborer
1 May 1875
Private, Company H
In hilltop fight, wounded
3 July 1876, aboard the Far West
4 July 1876, beside Yellowstone River, Montana Territory



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Gibbs, William
28 July 1845, Manchester, England
Butcher
15 December 1874
Private, Company K
In hilltop fight
18 February 1934, Napa, California
Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery, Yountville, California
Section H, Row 2, Grave 21


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Gibson, Francis Marion
14 December 1847, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Brother-in-law of Donald McIntosh
Unknown
5 October 1867
First Lieutenant, Company H
Scouting duty and hilltop fight
17 January 1919, New York, New York
Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Section 1, Grave 107

Francis Marion Gibson


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Gilbert, John M.
1854, Cork, Ireland

Laborer
6 October 1875
Private, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown



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Gilbert, Julius C.
1853, Belfort, France

Farmer
11 December 1874, New York City, New York
Private, Company E
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Gilbert, William H.
11 November 1851, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

7 April 1870 to Mary E. Hevener
Son, Rudy K.
Butcher
2 October 1873, New York City, New York
Corporal, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Gillette, David C.
185
1, Onandaga County, New York
School Teacher
1 October 1873, Detroit, Michigan
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Girard, Frederick Francis
Frederic Francis Gerard
14 November 1829, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri

Before 1860, Helena Catherine, a Ree Indian
15 November 1877 to Ella Scarborough Waddell
Interpreter
12 May 1876
Interpreter, Quartermaster
In valley fight
30 January 1913, Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota
Saint Benedict's Parish Cemetery, Avon, Stearns County, Minnesota

Frederick Francis Girard


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Glenn, George W.
George W. Glease
1845, Boston, Massachusetts

Soldier
3 September 1875
Private, Company H
In hilltop fight
18 September 1914, Richmond, Virginia
20 September 1914, Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia
Plot 10637



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Godfrey, Edward Settle
9 October 1843, Kalida, Ohio

Soldier
17 June 1867
First Lieutenant, Company K
Commanded Company K during scouting and hilltop fight
1 April 1932, Cookstown, New Jersey
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
Section 3, Lot 4175-F



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Goes Ahead
1851, Platte River

Crow
10 April 1876
Private, Indian Scout
With Custer's Column and in hilltop fight
31 May 1919, Crow Agency, Montana
5 June 1919, Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency, Montana, Grave 1443A



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Golden, Bernard
1842, Cavan, Ireland

Unknown
5 October 1875
Private, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown



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Golden, Patrick M.
1849, Sligo, Ireland

Slater
22 January 1872
Private, Company D
Killed in hilltop fight
26 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Medal of HonorGoldin, Theodore W.
25 July 1858, Avon Township, Rock County, Wisconsin

Brakeman
8 April 1876
Private, Company G
In valley and hilltop fights
Medal of Honor
15 February 1935, King, Waupaca County, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King, Waupaca County, Wisconsin
Section 3, Lot 52, Grave 17

Theodore W. Goldin


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Good Elk, also known as Red Bear
Wah-nee
1849, Fort Clark, Dakota Territory
Arikara
13 May 1876
Private, Indian Scout
In valley fight
7 May 1934, Nishu, North Dakota
Unknown


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Good Face
1855, Dakota Territory
Arikara
9 May 1876
Private, Indian Scout
With pack train
Unknown
Unknown


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Goose
1855, Dakota Territory
Arikara
17 April 1876
Private, Indian Scout
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Indian Scout Cemetery, McLean County, North Dakota


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Gordon, Henry
1851,
Chatham, England
Laborer
5 December 1872
Private, Company M
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Gordon, Thomas
9 December 1853, Boston, Massachusetts
Laborer
26 September 1873
Private, Company K
In hilltop fight
21 December 1935, Chelsea, Massachusetts
Swandale Cemetery, Mendon, Massachusetts


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Graham, Charles
1837, County Tyrone, Ireland
Soldier
1 July 1872
Private, Company L
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Graham, Thomas Eaton
20 November 1831, Alton, Ohio
Laborer
4 November 1872
Private, Company G
In valley and hilltop fights
17 February 1907, Columbus, Ohio
19 February 1907, Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio, Section 9, Row 17, Grave 35


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Gray, John R.
8 April 1855, Troy, New York

Laborer
23 March 1876
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service
30 April 1915, Worcester, Massachusetts
Unknown



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Gray, William
1855, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Farmer
10 April 1876
Private, Company G
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Grayson, Edward
1837, Providence, Rhode Island

Unknown
18 December 1872
Private, Company G
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Green, John
Henry Gross
1850, Racine, Wisconsin

Laborer
5 February 1872
Private, Company D
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Green, Joseph H.
8 August 1849, Leitrim, Ireland

Milkhand
22 January 1872
Private, Company D
In hilltop fight
13 April 1922, Washington, D.C.
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.



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Green, Thomas J.
January 1854, Aurora, Illinois

Laborer
10 December 1875
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service
1906, Springfield, Massachusetts
Unknown



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Gregg, William J.
5 July 1847, Baltimore, Maryland

Clerk
11 November 1872
Private, Company F
With pack train and hilltop fight
10 December 1913, Hampton, Virginia
Hampton National Cemetery, Section A-P, Site 10513



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Griesner, Julius
1843, Neurode, Germany

Musician
3 March 1875
Private, Band
Not present, detached service
15 February 1882
Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Nebraska
Section A, Site 696



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Griffin, Patrick
1848, Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland

Unknown
16 October 1872
Private, Company C
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Grimes, Andrew
1847, Allegheny, Pennsylvania

Laborer
24 September 1875
Private, Company I
Not present, detached service
Unknown
Unknown



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Gross, George H.
1845, Germany

Farmer
18 October 1872
Private, Company I
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Guessbacher, Gabriel
1846, Bavaria

Miller
6 October 1873
Private, Company I
Not present, detached service
10 December 1922, Washington, D.C.
Unknown



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Gunther, Julius
June 1842, Wurtemburg, Germany

Farrier
24 August 1872
Private, Company K
Not present due to illness
2 January 1902
Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois

   
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