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 Richard Longstreet Tea

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Richard Longstreet Tea Famous memorial

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
14 Sep 1911 (aged 71)
Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Burial
Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Plot
Section P, Lot 13, Grave D
Memorial ID
9749 View Source

Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Sergeant in Company H, 6th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Sappa Creek, Kansas on April 23, 1875. His citation reads "With 5 other men he waded in mud and water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position, who were using natural bank pits to good advantage against the main column. This surprise attack from the enemy rear broke their resistance". His Medal was awarded to him on November 16, 1876

Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Sergeant in Company H, 6th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Sappa Creek, Kansas on April 23, 1875. His citation reads "With 5 other men he waded in mud and water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position, who were using natural bank pits to good advantage against the main column. This surprise attack from the enemy rear broke their resistance". His Medal was awarded to him on November 16, 1876

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 2 Jun 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9749
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9749/richard-longstreet-tea: accessed ), memorial page for Richard Longstreet Tea (20 Feb 1840–14 Sep 1911), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9749, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.