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Benjamin Harrison CHEEVER

Benjamin Harrison CHEEVER, Colonel United States Army. Member of American Legion; Legion of Valor; Military Society of the Frontier. Club: Army and Navy.

Background

  • CHEEVER, Benjamin Harrison was born on June 7, 1850 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of B. H. and Anna Maria (Hughes) Cheever.

  • Education

    • Military School; Cavalry and Infantry School.

    Career

    • Y.C. Appointed Second Lieutenant, by General Grant, 1876. Served continuously for 34 years Served on active list 2 years during World War. Served in Indian wars, Apaches and Sioux.

      Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in action against Sioux. Spanish-American War. Philippine War and World War.

    Membership

    Member of American Legion. Legion of Valor; Military Society of the Frontier. Club: Army and Navy.

    Connections

    • Spouse Cora Chapman, N.
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