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Samuel D. Phillips
Born 1845
Died 1915 (aged 69–70)
Place of birth Butler County, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Private
Unit Company H, 2nd U.S. Cavalry
Battles/wars Indian Wars
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.

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