Henry Remsen Tilton
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
at Barnegat, New Jersey, February 1, 1836, he earned the Medal of Honor
during the Indian Wars while serving as Major-Surgeon, United States Army,
at Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, September 30, 1877. The Medal was actually
issued to him on Marh 22, 1895.
He died on June 25, 1906 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Anna M. Tilton (December 2, 1842-January 6, 1906), is buried with him.
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TILTON, HENRY R.
Rank and organization: Major and Surgeon, U.S. Army. Place and date: At Bear Paw Mountain, Montana. 30 September 1877. Entered service at: Jersey City, New Jersey. Birth: Barnegat, New Jersey. Date of issue: 22 March 1895.
Fearlessly risked his life and displayed great
gallantry in rescuing and protecting the wounded men.
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Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
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