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Men with the Seventh Cavalry at the Time of the Battle

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Dalious, James
1851, Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Railroader
2 December 1872, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Corporal, Company A
Killed during the retreat from the valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, MT
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, MT


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Dann, George
1852, Elmira, New York

Laborer
3 June 1873, Fort Snelling, Minnesota
Private, Company D
In hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Darcy, James Wilber
James Wilber
2 August 1849, Laurel, Maryland
Laborer
21 October 1875, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights, wounded in left leg on June 26
2 December 1877, admitted to U.S. Soldiers Home
13 July 1920, Barnes Hospital, Washington, D.C.
16 July 1920, Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Section K, Grave 8301



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Darris, John
1846, Goshen, New York
Fireman
29 October 1875, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Davenport, William Henry
June 1849, Williamsburg, New York
Policeman
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
18 December 1904, Missoula, Montana
Missoula Cemetery, Missoula County, Missoula, Montana


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Davern, Edward
1844, Limerick, Ireland
Soldier
8 September 1867, Fort Hayes, Kansas
Private, Company F
Orderly for Maj. Reno; in valley and hilltop fights, wounded
10 August 1896, Washington, D.C.
Heat stroke
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
Section 13, Site 13328



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Davis, Henry Harrison
19 January 1846, Fayette City, Pennsylvania
Miner
22 January 1867, Fort Riley, Kansas
Private, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights
21 May 1918, Monessen, Pennsylvania
Unknown



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Davis, William
1851, Vandalia, Illinois
Laborer
8 February 1875, Opelika, Alabama
Private, Company E
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Dawsey, David Edward
1851, Belleville, Ohio
Farmer
10 February 1873, Opelika, Alabama
Private, Company D
Hilltop fight
30 September 1877, Snake Creek, Montana
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana, Section B, Grave 1412



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Day, John H.
March 1851, Warren County, Indiana
Shoemaker
20 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company H
With pack train; in hilltop fight
13 June 1894, Murdered in Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Old City Cemetery, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana


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Medal of HonorDeetline, Frederick
1846, Offenheim, Germany
Laborer
21 October 1875, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Blacksmith, Company D
In hilltop fight
15 October 1878, Medal of Honor for the Battle of the Little Bighorn
13 December 1910, San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas
Section F, No. 921
4 November 1978

Frederick Deetline


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Deihle, Jacob
1854, Wurtemberg, Germany
Bartender
21 October 1875, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights, wounded
2 September 1885, Washington, D.C.
Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C., Section J, Grave 6264


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DeLacy, Milton J.
1847, Ulster County, New York

City waterworks
26 June 1870, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Sergeant, Company I
With pack train and hilltop fight (acting company quartermaster sergeant)
Unknown
Unknown



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Delaney, Michael
1854, Broome County, New York

Clerk
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company K
Not present, detached service at Powder River, Montana
12 February 1884, Olney, Illinois
Saint Joseph Cemetery, Olney, Richland County, Illinois


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Delliehausen, Eduard Gustaf
Edward Housen, Edward Hansen
14 February 1848, Frankfurt, Germany

Farmer
July 1867, deserted from Co. G, 33rd Infantry
17 July 1870, near Fort Hayes, Kansas
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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DeRudio, Charles Camillus
Count Carlo Camillo Di Rudio
26 August 1832, Belluno Venetia, Austria

Italian Army Officer
14 July 1869
First Lieutenant, Company E
In valley and hilltop fights
1 November 1910, Los Angeles, California
San Francisco National Cemetery, California
Section OS, Row 109, Grave 6



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DeTourreil, Louis
1854, Tours, France

Farmer
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service at Powder River, Montana
Unknown
Unknown



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DeVoto, Augustus Louis
Augusto De Voto
27 February 1851, Genoa, Italy

28 November 1885 to Theresa Bonnetti, Atchison, Kansas
Bookbinder
19 October 1873, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
3 November 1923, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington



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Dewey, George W.
1851, Middlebury, Vermont

Carpenter
13 April 1873, Yankton, Dakota Territory
Private, Company H
In hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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DeWolf, James Madison
14 January 1843, Mehoopany, Pennsylvania

Mark Anthony DeWolf (1813-1865)
Achsa Clapp DeWolf (1817-1907)
31 October 1871 to Fannie J. Downing
Doctor
10 March 1876, in transit to Fort Abraham Lincoln
Acting Assistant Surgeon, Staff
Killed during the retreat from the valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
July 1877
October 1877, Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio
Section 20, Lot 155, No. 1



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Diamond, Edward
11 June 1853, Stoughton, Massachusetts

Crimper
29 October, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company H
Hilltop fight
Unknown
Unknown



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Dohman, Anton
1850, Hanover, Germany

Barkeeper
10 September 1866, Fort Riley, Kansas
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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Dolan, John
Thomas Brown
14 April 1843, Dublin, Ireland

10 January 1876 to Lena C. Eagan at Fort Abraham Lincoln, D.T.
1900 to Josephine Fischer
Machinist
21 October 1873, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Private, Company M
Not present, detached service on the steamer Far West
31 March 1922, Fort Myer, Virginia
3 April 1922, Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia
Section Ext-D, Site 20039



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Doll, Jacob W.
1849, Russel, England

Baker
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company B
Not present, detached service at Powder River, Montana
Unknown
Unknown



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Donahoe, John
1848, Galway, Ireland

Soldier
22 December 1871, Unionville, South Carolina
Saddler, Company M
In valley and hilltop fights
16 November 1905, San Francisco, California
Heart failure
San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California
Section NAWS, No. 972



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Donnelly, Timothy
April 1854, Darlington, England
Laborer
21 September 1875, at Boston, Massachusetts
Private, Company F
Killed in Deep Ravine
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Timothy Donnelly


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Donohue, John F.
22 February 1853, Tipperary, Ireland

7 February 1878 to Ellen E. Boyer, widow of Jeremiah Finley
Laborer
9 February 1875, Colfax, Louisiana
Private, Company K
With pack train; in hilltop fight
3 December 1924, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana
Mount Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana



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Dooley, Patrick
1831, County Queens, Ireland

Soldier
11 September 1871, Yorkville, South Carolina
Private, Company K
Not present due to illness
Unknown
Unknown



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Dorman, Isaiah
1832, Pennsylvania
Interpreter
14 May 1876, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Sioux Interpreter, assigned to Gen. Terry's expedition
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Dorn, Richard B.
12 February 1853, Bronson, Michigan
Laborer
26 February 1872, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Private, Company B
With pack train; killed in hilltop fight
26 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Dose, Henry C.
1849, Holstein, Germany
Anna Ellizabeth Hahn (1846-1928) laundress for Company G
Anna married Sgt. Edward Garlick, Company G, in November 1876
Artificer
1 February 1875
Trumpeter, Company G
Killed with Custer's Column
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana


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Dougherty, James
29 February 1856
, Oxford, New Jersey
Brakeman
13 February 1873, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Corporal, Company B
With pack train and hilltop fight
6 October 1884, Nicholson, Pennsylvania
St. Patrick's Cemetery, Nicholson, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania



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Downing, Alexander
1845, New Madison, Ohio

Farmer
21 October 1875, Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
Private, Company F
Not present, detached service at Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory
2 August 1884, Pleasant Hill, Miami County, Ohio
Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Miami County, Ohio, Lot 155



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Downing, Thomas Patrick
6 March 1856, Limerick, Ireland

Newspaper Laborer
12 February 1873
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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Drago, Henry
1840, Lucas County, Ohio

Soldier
15 August 1871
Sergeant, Company F
Not present, detached service at Fort Lincoln, charged with company property
14 July 1892, Toledo, Ohio
St. Mary's German Catholic Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio



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Drinan, James
1853, Cork, Ireland

Laborer
6 February 1875, Livingston, Alabama
Private, Company A
Killed in valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana
Last Stand Hill, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana



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Driscoll, Edward C.
1850, Waterford, Ireland

Laborer
3 June 1873, Fort Snelling, Minnesota

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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John Duggan - alias - see John L. Crowley


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Durselew, Otto
1850, Frankfurt, Germany

Clerk
6 February 1875, Livingston, Alabama
Private, Company A
In valley and hilltop fights
30 September 1877, Snake Creek, Montana
Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana, Section B, Grave 1413



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Dwyer, Edmond P.
December 1850, Fairfax County, Virginia

Laborer
27 April 1876, St. Paul, Minnesota
Private, Company G
In valley and hilltop fights
Unknown
Unknown



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Dye, William
July 1850, Marietta, Ohio

Butcher
29 October 1875, Fort Totten, Dakota Territory
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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