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Edmund Rice
Birth: Dec. 2, 1842
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1906
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the start of the Civil War, he was commissioned officer in the 19th Massachusetts. He serve the entire war with the 19th Massachusetts rising to the rank of Colonel in command. At the Battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863, for leading the advance of the 19th Massachusetts and the 42nd New York, in the charge made to close the gap in the line which repelled Confederate General Pickett's charge, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on October 6, 1891. After the war he remained in the Army, serving on the frontier in the Indian Wars of the 1870s and 1880s. He retired from Army on August 14, 1903, with the rank of Brigadier General. He is also the inventor of the Rice Trowel, the Rice Stacking Swivel and a knife entrenching tool. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Moses Maynard Rice (1811 - 1861)
  Eliza Damon Rice (1817 - 1880)
  Elizabeth Huntington Rice (1849 - 1918)
  Annie Clark Dutch Rice (1849 - 1869)*
  Moses Maynard Rice (1837 - 1847)*
  Edmund Rice (1842 - 1906)
  Charles Damon Rice (1843 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Site 1875
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2353
Edmund Rice
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Edmund Rice
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Edmund Rice
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Issued: 6 October 1891
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 9, 2017
Thank you, General for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 20, 2016
You served this nation with the utmost courage and intrepidity, above and beyond the call of duty. The Medal of Honor is only a fraction of gratitude that we owe to you and to heroes like you. Thank you for your heroism at Gettysburg during the war that s...(Read more)
- John Haseltine
 Added: Feb. 29, 2016
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