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Richard Boury

Date of birth: 1836
Date of death: July 05, 1914
Burial location: Parkersburg, West Virginia
Place of Birth: Ohio, Monroe County
Home of record: Wirt Courthouse West Virginia


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Richard Boury, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 March 1865, while serving with Company G, 1st West Virginia Cavalry, in action at Charlottesville, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: March 25, 1865

Action Date: March 5, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company G

Division: 1st West Virginia Cavalry