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Ulysses G. Buzzard
Born (1865-01-31)January 31, 1865
Died August 2, 1939(1939-08-02) (aged 74)
Place of birth Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Place of burial Veterans Cemetery community of Labangon, Cebu City, Philippines
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry
Battles/wars Spanish–American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Ulysses G. Buzzard (January 31, 1865 – August 2, 1939) was an American soldier that served in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War and whose actions during that conflict led to him receiving the Medal of Honor for bravery.

BiographyEdit

Buzzard was born January 31, 1865 in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania and after entering the army he was sent to fight with Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry in the Spanish–American War.[1]

He died at age 74 and was buried at San Nicolas Cemetery in Cebu City, the Philippines.[2]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: ______. Birth: Armstrong, Pa. Date of issue: 24 June 1899.

Citation:

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.[1]

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