Recipient Detail

 

BATCHELDER, RICHARD N.

Rank: Lt. Colonel/Chief Quartermaster
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 2d Corps.
Born: 27 July 1832, Meredith, N.H.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Manchester, N.H.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 05/01/1895
Accredited To:
Place / Date: Between Catlett and Fairfax Stations, Va., 13-15 October 1863
 
 


BATCHELDER, RICHARD N. Photo
 
Citation

Being ordered to move his trains by a continuous day-and-night march, and without the usual military escort, armed his teamsters and personally commanded them, successfully fighting against heavy odds and bringing his trains through without the loss of a wagon.