© Photographed September 17, 2014
Erected by Red Cloud Post 250, American Legion
Friendship, Adams County, Wisconsin
43° 58.278′ N, 89° 48.965′ W
CPL. RED CLOUD JR.
On the early morning of Nov. 5, 1950, on Hill 123 near Chonghyon, North Korea, Cpl. Red Cloud alerted "C" Company of the 19th Infantry Regiment of the 24th Division, of a Chinese attack. Using a tree for support, he held off hundreds of attacking Chinese, killing many. It was there he was mortally wounded, thus giving his life for his fellow Americans. For his courageous action he was awarded
THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR
The memorial is located at the intersection of Main Street and West Third Street, on the grounds of the Adams County Courthouse, Friendship, Wisconsin 53934.
These memorials are also at this location:
The memorial is on the marker in front of the gun.
Corporal Red Cloud Jr.
This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee,
taken or made as part of that person's official duties
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The memorial is on the grounds of the Adams County Courthouse
in Friendship, Wisconsin.