Pvt Richard Burke


Pvt Richard Burke Famous memorial

Tipperary, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death 1 Sep 1881 (aged 33–34)
Johnson County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Section A, Site 948
Memorial ID 19694845 View Source

Indian Wars 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
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Richard Burke (1847–1 Sep 1881), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19694845, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .