Boury, Richard, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant (Cavalry)
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1861-1865, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1861 - 1865

Sergeant (Cavalry)

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Boury, Richard (MOH), SGT.
Contact Info
Home Town
Monroe County, Ohio
Last Address
Parkersburg, West Virginia
Buried at Parkersburg Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Date of Passing
Jul 05, 1914
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Grand Army of the Republic Badge

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyGrand Army of the Republic
  1865, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1865, Grand Army of the Republic

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company C, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Charlottesville, Virginia on March 5, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag". His Medal was awarded to him on March 26, 1865. He was one of fourteen 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private James F. Adams, Corporal Thomas Anderson, Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar, Captain Hugh P. Boon, Major Charles E. Capehart, Colonel Henry Capehart, 1st Sergeant Francis M. Cunningham, Commissary Sergeant William Houlton, Private Archibald Rowand, Chief Bugler Charles Schorn, Corporal Emisire Shahan, Sergeant Levi Shoemaker, and Private Daniel A. Woods).
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 Unit Assignments
Union Army
  1861-1865, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
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  1861-1865 Civil War
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