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First LT. Edward S. Godfrey 406

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Godfrey began his military career with the 7th Cavalry in 1867. Fought with Custer and Benteen during the Black Kettle-Washita Campaign of 1868, and participated in the Yellowstone and Black Hills Expeditions of 1873-74. He played a prominent part in the battle of Little Bighorn, and in 1877 was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallantry and leadership in Battle against Chief Joseph?s Nez Perce. He was present at Wounded Knee in 1890 and retired a Brigadier General.