|Samuel D. Phillips|
|Died||1915 (aged 69–70)|
|Place of birth||Butler County, Ohio|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company H, 2nd U.S. Cavalry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Samuel D. Phillips (1845 – 1915) was a Medal of Honor recipient in the United States Army during the Plains Indian Wars. While serving as a private in Company H, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, he fought in an action against Indians at Muddy Creek in the Montana Territory on May 7, 1877.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Muddy Creek, Mont., May 7, 1877. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Butler County, Ohio. Date of issue: August 8, 1877.
Gallantry in action.
- "Medal of Honor recipients: Indian Wars Period". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/indianwars.html. Retrieved July 1, 2010.
- "Samuel D. Phillips". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8069861. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
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