Zachariah T. Woodall
Sergeant, United States Army
|Born at Alexandria, Virginia
in 1850, he earned the Medal of Honor during the
Indian Wars while serving with Company I, 6th United States Cavalry at
the Washita River, Texas, September 12, 1874.
He died on September 12, 1899 and was buried in Section 22 of Arlington
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Wichita River, Texas, 12 September 1874. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Alexandria, Virginia. Date of issue: 7 November 1874.
While in command of 8 men and carrying dispatches, was attacked by
125 Indians, who, he with his command fought throughout the day, he being
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