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Col George Washington Riddle, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1832
Riddle
Crawford County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1897
Grantsburg
Crawford County
Indiana, USA

1 Lieutenant, Fredonia Rifles, Crawford County Regiment, IN Legion, Aug. 26, 1861. 1 Lieutenant, Co. H, 49 IN Infantry, Nov. 4, 1861. 1 Lieutenant, , Adjutant, 49 IN Infantry, April 20, 1962. Honorably mustered out, Nov. 29, 1864. Captain, Co. D, 144 IN Infantry, Feb. 18, 1865. Colonel, 144 IN Infantry, March 7, 1865. Commanded 1 Brigade, 2 Division Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, May-June 1865. Honorably mustered out, Aug. 5, 1865. Battle honors: Champion's Hill.

Farmer and county surveyor; resided Fredonia, Crawford Co., IN

Col. in 144th Regiment Indiana Volunteers and the town of Riddle IN was named after him. Parent of William W W Riddle 1855-1869, Catherine F E Riddle 1858-, Nancy Jane W Riddle 1859-, George Washington Riddle Jr. 1862-1893, Jesse M B Riddle 1865-, David T C Riddle 1867-1909, Eunice L Cellestine Riddle 1870-, William Sidney C Bismark Riddle 1872-1897, and Ida F F G Riddle 1875-1894 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Riddle (1784 - 1867)
  Catherine Ballard Riddle (1802 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Loiusiana Riddle (1834 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  William W W Riddle (1855 - 1864)*
  George Washington Riddle (1862 - 1893)*
  David T. C. Riddle (1867 - 1909)*
  William Sidney C Bismark Riddle (1872 - 1897)*
  Ida F F G Riddle (1875 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frances B. Riddle Patrick (1812 - 1859)**
  Charles B. Riddle (1814 - 1875)**
  Rutha Riddle (1818 - 1818)**
  Nancy Jane Riddle Totten (1824 - 1853)*
  Perry Riddle (1828 - 1900)*
  George Washington Riddle (1832 - 1897)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Riddle Cemetery
Riddle
Crawford County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Row 6 Plot 31
 
Created by: bob51357
Record added: Jul 31, 2011
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Col George Washington Riddle, Sr
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Col George Washington Riddle, Sr
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Col George Washington Riddle, Sr
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