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Sgt Henry W Raichel

Sgt Henry W Raichel

Birth
Death 30 Sep 1877
Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Grave 1412(2) B
Memorial ID 20643206 · View Source
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Sgt Raichel served with Troop K, 7th US Cavalry.

Raichel was killed during the Battle of Bear Paw Mountain against the Nez Perces. Raichel was initially buried at the site of the battle. He was later reinterred at the Custer National Cemetery.

A memorial with the names of those killed during the battle was erected at Custer Nat'l Cemetery.

During the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, Raichel was assigned to the pack train detail, which later fought with Reno's command on a bluff overlooking the Little Bighorn River.

Information on Raichel's participation at the Battle of the Little Bighorn was provided by Diane Merkel, Little Bighorn History Alliance.


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  • Created by: Randy
  • Added: 26 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20643206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Henry W Raichel (unknown–30 Sep 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20643206, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Randy (contributor 46846747) .