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Richard J. Nolan

Date of birth: 1848
Date of death: August 26, 1905
Burial location: Washington, Washington, D.C.
Place of Birth: Ireland, Ireland
Home of record: Milwaukee Wisconsin


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Indian Campaigns

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Farrier Richard J. Nolan, United States Army, for bravery in action on 30 December 1890, while serving with Company I, 7th U.S. Cavalry, in action at White Clay Creek, South Dakota.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 1, 1891

Action Date: December 30, 1890

Service: Army

Rank: Farrier

Company: Company I

Division: 7th U.S. Cavalry