Richard J. Nolan

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Richard J. Nolan
Born (1848-01-01)January 1, 1848
Ireland
Died August 26, 1905(1905-08-26) (aged 57)
Place of burial United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit Company I, 7th U.S. Cavalry
Battles/wars American Indian Wars
Awards Medal of Honor

Richard J. Nolan (January 1, 1848 – August 26, 1905) served in the United States Army during the American Indian Wars. He received the Medal of Honor.

Nolan was born on January 1, 1848, in Ireland. His official residence was listed as Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] He died on August 26, 1905, and was buried at the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.[2]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

His award citation reads:

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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home of Heroes". Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Richard J. Nolan". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-12-18.