|Andrew Johnson Cummins|
|Born||December 6, 1868|
|Died||September 15, 1923(aged 54)|
|Place of birth||Alexandria, Indiana|
|Place of burial||Lewistown City Cemetery Lewistown, Montana|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Cummins was born December 6, 1868 in Alexandria, Indiana 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 citationEdit
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: ______. Birth: Alexandria, Ind. Date of issue: 22 June 1899.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire of the enemy.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Cummins, Andrew J.". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved August 1, 2010.
- ↑ Don Morphe (April 19, 2004). "Andrew J. Cummins". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8655935. Retrieved August 1, 2010.
- "Andrew J. Cummins". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=170. Retrieved August 1, 2010.
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