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Richard Hamilton Taylor

Birthplace: Staunton, Staunton, VA, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
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The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Richard Hamilton Taylor, United States Navy, for distinguished and heroic conduct while serving on board the U.S.S. Nipsic. Quartermaster Taylor displayed gallantry during the hurricane at Apia, Samoa, 16 March 1889.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 157 (April 20, 1904)

Action Date: March 19, 1889

Service: Navy

Rank: Quartermaster

Division: U.S.S. Nipsic

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September 8, 1870
Staunton, Staunton, VA, USA
March 24, 1956
Age 85
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA