|Place of birth||Arizona Territory|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||United States Army Indian scouts|
|Battles/wars||American Indian Wars|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Chiquito was a United States Army Indian scout and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian Wars of the western United States. He was chief of a band of the Pinal Coyotero, and a petty chief of the Apache.
Chiquito was awarded the Medal of Honor on April 12, 1875 for his "[g]allant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches" in the "winter of 1871-73 [sic]".
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Indian Scouts. Place and date: Winter of 1871-73. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Arizona. Date of issue: April 12, 1875.
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
- ↑ "Chiquito, Scout (deceased)". Geni, Inc. http://www.geni.com/people/Chiquito/6000000012609044762. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
- ↑ "Indian War Period Medal of Honor recipients". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. April 19, 2005. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/indianwars.html. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
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