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First Name: Patrick

Last Name: Lynch


Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Date of Birth: 1847

Date of Death: 13 September 1878

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Patrick Lynch

•  Indian Wars (1775 - 1924) intermittent


Patrick Lynch
Corporal, U.S. Army

Patrick Lynch was born in 1847. He was mustered into Company G, 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry, U.S. Army on 26 October 1861.

While serving with the Fourth Cavalry he was stationed at Fort Reno, OK. His unit was responsible for keeping Dull Knife and his camp of Northern Cheyennes from leaving the Darlington Indian Agency.

Death and Burial

Corporal Patrick Lynch was killed on 13 September 1878 during an uprising with the Northern Cheyenne's at Turkey Springs near Pagosa Springs, CO. He is buried at the Fort Reno Post Cemetery in El Reno, OK.

Honoree ID: 2790   Created by: MHOH




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