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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1847 ? d. 01/09/1881 Montana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 10/1876 and 01/1877 Cedar Creek, Montana.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Tipperary, Ireland and entered the U.S.Army in New York, New York. He served as Private in Company G, 5th U.S. Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action during October 1876 and January 1877 at Cedar Creek, etc. Montana.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in engagements.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CUSTER NATIONAL CEMETERY, CROW AGENCY, MONTANA.

Section A, Grave 948

 

Richard Burke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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