Date of Incident06/25/1876
ConflictSioux Wars 1854-1890
IncidentThe Battle of Little Big Horn 6/25/1876 - 6/26/1876
UnitCompany H, 7th Cavalry Regiment
StatusWounded in Action
Private Windolph was awarded his Purple Heart for being wounded during The Battle of Little Bighorn (June 25-26 1876) during the Sioux Wars. He was presented the award on his 95th birthday, 11 December 1946.
-Narrative researched and written by Hall of Honor staff.