Hampton Maury Roadh was born in Concord, Louisiana, on 9 October 1857, and he earned his Medal of Honor while serving in the Indian Wars as a Corporal, Company F, 5th United States Cavalry at Milk River, Colorado, on September 29-October 5, 1879.
The Medal was actually presented to him on January 27, 1880.
Lieutenant Roach died on January 26, 1923 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
ROACH, HAMPTON M.
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F, 5th United States Cavalry.
Place and date: At Milk River, Colorado, 29 September to 5 Qctober 1879.
Entered service at:——.
Birth: Concord, Louisiana.
Date of issue: 27 January 1880.
Erected breastworks under fire; also kept the command supplied with water 3 consecutive nights while exposed to fire from ambushed Indians at close range.
ROACH, HAMPTON M
- 2D LT US ARMY
- INDIAN WARS
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/24/1923
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 2393-WS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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