Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Byrne, Dennis. Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895.Indians of North America Wars Montana. Medal of Honor. Fort Custer (Mont.) United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 5th (1815-1957)
Fort Custer - A Dennis Byrne of Ireland is listed as a soldier at Fort Custer at 1877-1880. He was 45 at the time (1880) and had served in the 5th infantry. Also spelled Denis Bryne. Byrne received the prestigious Medal of Honor for ""Gallantry in Engagements"" during the Sioux Campaign of 1876 and 1877. He is wearing the Medal in the photo. He died at Bird Island, Minnesota on December 31, 1905, at age 72.
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