RICHEY, WILLIAM E. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company A, 15th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Chickamauga, Ga., 19 September 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Athens County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   9 November 1893.

Citation:   While on the extreme front, between the lines of the combatants single_handed he captured a Confederate major who was armed and mounted.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)