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Days Past: Scouts and trackers in 1800s Yavapai County: Part II

Sharlot Hall Museum/<br>Courtesy photo<br>Sergeant William Al-che-say, a White Mountain Apache scout under General Crook at Camp Verde, was cited for gallantry and awarded the Medal of Honor in 1875. After his discharge from the military, he met with three presidents: Cleveland in 1887, Roosevelt in 1909 and Harding in 1921 to seek better conditions for his people. Alchesay High School in Whitewater is named in his honor.

Sharlot Hall Museum/<br>Courtesy photo<br>Sergeant William Al-che-say, a White Mountain Apache scout under General Crook at Camp Verde, was cited for gallantry and awarded the Medal of Honor in 1875. After his discharge from the military, he met with three presidents: Cleveland in 1887, Roosevelt in 1909 and Harding in 1921 to seek better conditions for his people. Alchesay High School in Whitewater is named in his honor.

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