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Richard Barrett

  • Birth 1838 County Mayo, Ireland
  • Death 20 Mar 1898 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Section K-6765
  • Memorial ID 7173912

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."

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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 .