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First Name: Ulysses

Last Name: Buzzard

Birthplace: Armstrong, PA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: G.

Date of Birth: 31 January 1865

Date of Death: 02 August 1939

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Ulysses G. Buzzard

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Ulysses G. Buzzard

Corporal, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Corporal Ulysses G. Buzzard (31 January 1865 - 2 August 1939) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

Ulysses G. Buzzard was born 31 January 1865 in Armstrong, PA, and after entering the Army, he was sent to fight with Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry in the Spanish-American War.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Army, Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry

Place and date: El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898

Citation: Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.

Death and Burial

Corporal Ulysses G. Buzzard died on 2 August 1939 at age 74. He is buried at San Nicolas Cemetery in Cebu City, the Philippines.

Honoree ID: 1860   Created by: MHOH




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