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Roderick Nicol Matheson
Birth: May 28, 1826
Inverness
Highland, Scotland
Death: Oct. 2, 1862
Burkittsville
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. A native of Scotland, he was residing in Healdsburg, California at the outbreak of the Civil War. Heading back east to New York, he was commissioned as Colonel and commander of the 32nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He commanded the regiment during the Spril 1862 Peninsular Campaign, the Sugust 1862 Secind Bull Run Campaign, and the Antietam Campaign the following September. He was killed in action at the September 14, 1862 Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland. His remains were eventually returned to his home in California. (bio by: Susan Faught (inactive)) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Antoinette Seaman Matheson (1831 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Antoinette Matheson Luce (1855 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ROD'K N. MATHESON
Col. 1 California
32 Regt. N.Y.S.V.
Died Oct. 2, 1862.
from wounds received
Sept. 14, 1862.
in Battle of Crampton Gap Md.
Aged 36 years.
 
Burial:
Oak Mound Cemetery
Healdsburg
Sonoma County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Susan Faught (inactive)
Record added: Jan 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10391262
Roderick Nicol Matheson
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Roderick Nicol Matheson
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Rest well Patriot brother.
- E McPherson
 Added: Aug. 15, 2013
Peace
- Cori Hoag
 Added: Aug. 12, 2013
Rest In Peace.
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013
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