of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BATCHELDER, RICHARD N.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant Colonel and Chief Quartermaster, 2d Corps. Place
and Date: Between Catlett and Fairfax Stations, Va., 13-15 October 1863. Entered
Service At: Manchester, N.H. Born: 27 July 1832, Meredith, N.H. Date of
Issue: 20 May 1895.
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.
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