Location: Arizona National Guard Papago Park Military Reservation 5636 E McDowell Road Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 33.465602, -111.961345
Historical Significance: Sergeant Will Barnes earned the Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor (CMOH) for serving during the Indian Wars as a Private First Class in the United States Army Signal Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Fort Apache, Arizona, on September 11, 1881. His citation simply reads “Bravery in action.” His medal was issued on November 8, 1882.
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