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Peter H. Quinn
Private, United States Army
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Born at San Francisco, California, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Philippine Insurrection while serving in Company L, 4th United States Cavalry at San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippines, May 13, 1899. The Medal was actually issued on June 6, 1906.

He died on April 19, 1934 and was buried in Section 6 of Arlington National Cemetery.



QUINN, PETER H

Rank and organization: Private, Company L, 4th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 May 1899. Entered service at: San Francisco, California. Birth: San Francisco, California. Date of issue: 6 June 1906.

Citation:

With 11 other scouts without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.

Anders & Quinn At Gettysburg Circo 1927 PHOTO
Photo Submitted By Rocky L. Boyd



PH Quinn Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Couresy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

Peter H. Quinn Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins

QUINN, PETER H
PVT TRP L 4TH US CAV
DATE OF DEATH: 04/19/1934
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9479 SH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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PH Quinn Gravesite PHOTO November 2008

PH Quinn Gravesite PHOTO November 2008
Photos Courtesy of Holly, November 2008