b. 1849 Mayfield, Wisconsin. d. 20/03/1906 Manhattan, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/09/1872 Date Creek, Arizona.
Indian Campaigns Medal of Honor Recipient. A native of Mayfield, Wisconsin, Hill was awarded his MOH for service at Date Creek, Arizona as a Sergeant with Company E, 5th United States Cavalry on September 8, 1872. He received his Medal on August 12, 1875.
Secured the person of a hostile Apache chief, although while holding the chief he was severely wounded in the back by another Indian.
BURIAL LOCATION: ODDFELLOWS COLUMBARIUM, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.
3RD FLOOR, SECTION 2, TIER 1, NICHE 3.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.