William Shaffer AKA William Schaffer-Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 01.782 W 118° 11.766
11S E 389578 N 3766094
Quick Description: Indian Campaigns Medal of Honor Recipient for action in the vicinity of the Black Mountains, AZ from August 13 to October 31, 1868. He served in the military under an alias, William Shaffer. His true name was William Schaffer. He is buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA in Avenue 19, Lot 27.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2018 9:36:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMYFRY
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Long Description:
He was born in 1841 in Bavaria Germany and died on January 2, 1910 in Los Angeles, CA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SHAFFER, WILLIAM
• Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 8th U.S. Cavalry
• Place and date: Arizona, August to October 1868
• Date of issue: 24 July 1869
Citation: Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians.
Armed Service: Army

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