New Orleans, Louisiana
Colonel Henri Dijon came home today after spending
several months in the hospital following injuries in the
recent Spanish-American War.
Colonel Dijon to several bullets to his pelvic and
shoulder areas as he attempted to carry a seriously
injured fellow soldier to safety.
Incredibly, though injured himself, he managed to
make it safely behind American lines. Colonel Dijon was
duly decorated and discharged with honor by the U. S.
Army. New Orleans welcomes home a true American
- The Times-Picayune in Wikipedia