March 25 is Medal of Honor Day. We take time today to remember the four members of the 3rd Infantry Regiment that have been awarded the Medal of Honor.
Sergeant James Fegan, Company H
Plum Creek, Kansas, March 1868
Corporal Leander Herron, Company A
Near Fort Dodge, Kansas, 2 September 1868
Private Oscar Burkard, Hospital Corps (attached to 3rd Infantry Regiment)
Leech Lake, Minnesota, 5 October 1898
Corporal Michael Fleming Folland, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry, 199th Infantry Brigade
Long Kahn, Province, Republic of Vietnam, 3 July 1969
Below is a link to the Fort Larned National Historic Site’s Multimedia page. Fort Larned uploaded an audio clip of Corporal Leander Herron speaking about his experience.