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Amos Chapman

Born: Mar 15, 1839

Death: Jul 18, 1925

Birthplace: Michigan

Nationality: United States

Amos Chapman

Date of Birth : Mar 15, 1839
Date of Death : Jul 18, 1925
Birth Place : Michigan

Amos Chapman was a civilian scout who was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry while in service of the United States Army during the Indian Wars. His medal was later revoked before he died as he was a civilian, but was reinstated in 1989. He was of mixed white and Native American ancestry, and married a Cheyenne woman, maintaining Native American customs throughout his life. In 2012, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame.

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