|Place of birth||Arizona|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
• Apache Wars
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
An Apache born in Arizona, Blanquet served as a scout for General George Crook during the Apache Wars. For his participation in campaigns through the winter of 1872–73, he was awarded the Medal of Honor two years later, on April 12, 1875.
Blanquet's official Medal of Honor citation reads:
Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches.
- List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Indian Wars
- List of Native American Medal of Honor recipients
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Indian Wars Period Medal of Honor Recipients". Medal of Honor Citations. United States Army Center of Military History. August 5, 2010. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/indianwars.html. Retrieved October 4, 2010.
- ↑ Zedric, Lance Q.; Michael F. Dilley (1996). Elite Warriors: 300 Years of America's Best Fighting Troops. Ventura, California: Pathfinder Publishing. pp. 110–1. ISBN 978-0-934793-60-5. http://books.google.com/books?id=ccVm7FTnz4AC&pg=PA110.
- "Blanquet". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19366360. Retrieved October 4, 2010.
- "Blanquet". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1. Retrieved October 4, 2010.
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