[<< wikipedia] Joseph Henderson (Medal of Honor)
Joseph Henderson (December 1869 - December 19, 1938) was a United States Army Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Moro Uprising in 1909. He later obtained the rank of Master Sergeant. Sergeant Henderson was awarded his medal on 23 November 1912, for the same action as Lieutenant Archie Miller.Henderson joined the army from Fort Leavenworth in March 1899.


== Medal of Honor citation ==
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Troop B, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Patian Island, Philippine Islands, July 2, 1909. Entered service at: Leavenworth, Kans. Birth: Leavenworth, Kans. Date of issue: Unknown.
Citation:

While in action against hostile Moros, voluntarily advanced alone, in the face of a heavy fire, to within about 15 yards of the hostile position and refastened to a tree a block and tackle used in checking the recoil of a mountain gun.


== See also ==

List of Medal of Honor recipients


== Notes ==


== References ==
"Joseph Henderson , Medal of Honor recipient". Philippine Insurrection. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved December 2, 2007.