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 Richard Barrett

Richard Barrett

Birth
County Mayo, Ireland
Death 20 Mar 1898 (aged 59–60)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Section K-6765
Memorial ID 7173912 · View Source
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Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the US Army in Company A, 1st US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Sycamore Canyon, Arizona on May 23, 1872. His citation reads "Conspicuous gallantry in a charge upon the Tonto Apaches."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 10 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7173912
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Barrett (1838–20 Mar 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7173912, citing US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .