|Died||March 29, 1893|
|Place of birth||Arizona|
|Place of burial||
Santa Fe National Cemetery,|
Santa Fe, New Mexico
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||United States Army Indian scouts|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Rowdy (died March 29, 1893) 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 during the Cherry Creek Campaign in Arizona Territory.
Rowdy, a Sergeant in Company A of the Indian Scouts, was involved in an engagement in Arizona on March 7, 1890. He was awarded the Medal of Honor two months later, on May 15, 1890, for his "[b]ravery in [the] action with Apache Indians."
Rowdy died three years after earning the medal and was buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. His grave can be found in section A, grave 894.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, Indian Scouts. Place and date: Arizona, March 7, 1890. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Arizona. Date of issue: May 15, 1890.
Bravery in action with Apache Indians.
- List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Indian Wars
- List of Native American Medal of Honor recipients
- "Y. B. Rowdy (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9780. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
- "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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