SGT Richard P. Hanley

SGT Richard P. Hanley

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Sep 1923 (aged 79–80)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section Pine Avenue, grave 34 West
Memorial ID 41214391 · View Source
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Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Army at Cincinnati, Ohio. He served as a Sergeant in Company C, 7th US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action at the Little Big Horn River, Montana on June 25, 1876. His citation reads "Recaptured, singlehandedly, and without orders, within the enemy's lines and under a galling fire lasting some 20 minutes, a stampeded pack mule loaded with ammunition".

Bio by: Don Morfe


Co. C. 7th U. S. CAVELRY (sic)
1845 - 1923



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