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CMOHS.org - Sergeant TEA, RICHARD L., U.S. Army

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TEA, RICHARD L.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company H
Division: 6th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Philadelphia, Pa.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Sappa Creek, Kans., 23 April 1875
 
 


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Citation

With 5 other men he waded in mud and water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position, who were using natural bank pits to good advantage against the main column. This surprise attack from the enemy rear broke their resistance.