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Hampton Maury Roach
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
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Hampton 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 5, 1879.

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.


ROACH, HAMPTON M.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F, 5th United States Cavalry. 
Place and date: At Milk River, Colorado, 29 September to 5 Qctober 1879. 
Entered service at:------. 
Birth: Concord, Louisiana. 
Date of issue: 27 January 1880. 

Citation:

Erected breastworks under fire; also kept the command supplied with water 3 consecutive nights while exposed to fire from ambushed Indians at close range.



HM Roach Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Couresy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

Hampton M. Roach Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins

ROACH, HAMPTON M
2D LT   US ARMY
INDIAN WARS
DATE OF DEATH: 01/24/1923
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2393-WS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY



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