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James Richmond
Private, United States Army 
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He received his Medal of Honor on December 1, 1864 for services rendered while serving as Private, Company F, 8th Ohio Volunter Infantry, at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863.

He was born in Maine in 1843 and died on June 3, 1894. He is buried in Section 27 of Arlington National Cemetery.


Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 8th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 3 July 1863. Entered service at: Toledo Ohio. Birth: Maine. Date of issue: 1 December 1864.


Capture of flag.

James Richmond Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins

Page Updated: 1 October 2000
Updated: 16 May 2003
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