|Died||June 3, 1864 (aged 20–21)|
|Place of birth||Maine|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||to 1864|
|Unit||8th Ohio Infantry|
American Civil War|
• Battle of Gettysburg
• Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
James Richmond (1843 – June 3, 1864) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Born in 1843 in Maine, Richmond was living in Toledo, Ohio, when he joined the Army. He served during the war as a private in Company F of the 8th Ohio Infantry. On July 3, 1863, during the Battle of Gettysburg, he captured a Confederate battle flag.
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- "James Richmond". Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1500. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
- "Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients (M–Z)". Medal of Honor Citations. United States Army Center of Military History. June 26, 2011. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwarmz.html. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
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- "James Richmond". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18823. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
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