of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
RICHEY, WILLIAM E.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company A, 15th Ohio Infantry. Place and
Date: At Chickamauga, Ga., 19 September 1863. Birth: Athens County,
Ohio. Date Of Issue: 9 November 1893.
While on the extreme front, between the lines of the combatants single-handed he
captured a Confederate major who was armed and mounted.
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