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First Name: Andrew

Last Name: Cummins

Birthplace: Alexandria, IN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Johnson

Date of Birth: 06 December 1868

Date of Death: 15 September 1923

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Andrew Johnson Cummins

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Andrew Johnson Cummins

Sergeant, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Sergeant Andrew Johnson Cummins (6 December 1868 - 15 September 1923) 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.

Andrew Johnson Cummins was born 6 December 1868 in Alexandria, IN, and after entering the Army was sent to fight in the Spanish-American War with Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry as a Sergeant. He received the Medal of Honor for assisting in the rescue of wounded while under enemy fire.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry

Place and date: Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898

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

Death and Burial

Sergeant Andrew Johnson Cummins died on 15 September 1923. He is buried at Lewistown City Cemetery in Lewistown, MT.

Honoree ID: 1871   Created by: MHOH




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