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Richard H. Cosgriff
Birth: Dec. 15, 1844
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Nov. 2, 1910
Chippewa Falls
Chippewa County
Wisconsin, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company L, 4th Iowa Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 16, 1865 at Columbus, Georgia. His citation reads "Capture of flag in a personal encounter with its bearer." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Chippewa Falls
Chippewa County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section II, Row 1
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7931910
Richard H. Cosgriff
Added by: Leon Edmund Basile
 
Richard H. Cosgriff
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Richard H. Cosgriff
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 2, 2016

- CJK
 Added: Nov. 2, 2016
Many thanks for your heroic service to our country during the war that saved our nation. God bless you and RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Apr. 7, 2016
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