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Richard Boury
Birth: Jun. 15, 1830
Monroe County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1914
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company C, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Charlottesville, Virginia on March 5, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag". His Medal was awarded to him on March 26, 1865. He was one of fourteen 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private James F. Adams, Corporal Thomas Anderson, Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar, Captain Hugh P. Boon, Major Charles E. Capehart, Colonel Henry Capehart, 1st Sergeant Francis M. Cunningham, Commissary Sergeant William Houlton, Private Archibald Rowand, Chief Bugler Charles Schorn, Corporal Emisire Shahan, Sergeant Levi Shoemaker, and Private Daniel A. Woods). (bio by: Russ) 
 
Burial:
Parkersburg Memorial Gardens
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: First New Addition, Lot 388
 
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Originally Created by: Russ
Record added: Oct 18, 2002
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