Hampton Maury Roach
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
Maury Roadh was born in Concord, Louisiana, on 9 October 1857, and he earned
his Medal of Honor while serving in the Indian Wars as a Corporal, Company
F, 5th United States Cavalry at Milk River, Colorado, on September 29-October
The Medal was actually presented to him on January 27, 1880.
Lieutenant Roach died on January 26, 1923 and
was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F,
5th United States Cavalry.
Erected breastworks under fire; also kept the command supplied with water 3 consecutive nights while exposed to fire from ambushed Indians at close range.
Photo Couresy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006
ROACH, HAMPTON M
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