|Ulysses G. Buzzard|
|Born||January 31, 1865|
|Died||August 2, 1939(aged 74)|
|Place of birth||Armstrong County, Pennsylvania|
|Place of burial||Veterans Cemetery community of Labangon, Cebu City, Philippines|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry|
|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.
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.
He died at age 74 and was buried at San Nicolas Cemetery in Cebu City, the Philippines.
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.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "BUZZARD, ULYSSES G.". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
- ↑ Sterner, C. Douglas. "Photo of Grave site of MOH Recipient Ulysses G. Buzzard". HomeOfHeroes.com. http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/abmc/buzzard_ulysses_pi.html. Retrieved June 13, 2010.
- "Ulysses G. Buzzard". Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=3062. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
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