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Published on: Monday, June 13, 2022

Second Nicaraguan Campaign Medal of Honor Recipients

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Recipient Marker

Christian F. Schilt

  • Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Rank: General
  • Date of Birth: March 18, 1895
  • Date of Death: January 8, 1987
  • Date of Action: January 6-8, 1928
  • Gravesite: 2-E-151-2
christian f schilt grave marker