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Richard Burke

  • Birth 1847
  • Death 1 Sep 1881
  • Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
  • Plot Section A, Site 948
  • Memorial ID 19694845

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. His citation reads "Gallantry in engagements.

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 3 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19694845
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Burke (1847–1 Sep 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19694845, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .