WELCH, RICHARD - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company E, 37th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Williamstown, Mass.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   10 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag.

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)