of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
DE WITT, RICHARD W.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company D, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place and
Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863. Entered Service At: Oxford, Ohio. Birth:
Butler County, Ohio. Date of Issue: 10 August 1894.
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
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