U.S. Army

WILLIAM E. RICHEY

Rank:

Corporal

Conflict/Era:

U.S. Civil War

Unit/Command:

Company A, 15th Ohio Infantry

Military Service Branch:

U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Action Date:

September 19, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

Chickamauga, Georgia

Citation:

While on the extreme front, between the lines of the combatants single-handedly he captured a Confederate major who was armed and mounted.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

No

Born:

1841, Athens County, Ohio

Died:

June 21, 1909, Harveyville, Kansas

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