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Richard Longstreet Tea
Birth: Feb. 20, 1840
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1911
Prescott
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Sergeant in Company H, 6th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Sappa Creek, Kansas on April 23, 1875. His citation reads "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". His Medal was awarded to him on November 16, 1876 (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Alice Grugan Tea (1846 - 1915)*
 
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Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Prescott
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Section P, Lot 13, Grave D
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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