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Col Richard Sprigg Canby Lord
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Birth: 1832
Bellefontaine
Logan County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1866
Bellefontaine
Logan County
Ohio, USA

Lord, Richard S. C., c.1832 born in Ohio; July 1, 1856 graduated from West Point (40/49) and appointed brevet 2ndlt., 7th U. S. Infantry Rgt. Oct. 31, 1856 2ndlt., 3rd U. S. Artillery Rgt. June 22, 1857 transferred to 1st U. S. Cavalry (dragoons) Rgt. 1857-1861 frontier duty; April 23, 1861 1stlt. Oct. 26, 1861 capt. February 1862 battle of Valverde, N. M. July 7, 1863 brevet maj., U. S. Army for Gettysburg, Pa. July 9, 1863 wounded at Boonsboro, Md. 1863-1865 assistant in Cavalry Bureau; April 2, 1865 brevet ltcol., U. S. Army for Five Forks, Va. Oct. 15, 1866 died in Ohio.
Married Angelina Wright on 18 Mar 1836 in Bellefontaine, Logan, Ohio.
Children: Richard Stanton Lord (1864-1867), and Edith Lord (1865-1965).



 
 
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 Parents:
  Abiel Hovey Lord (1802 - 1890)
  Lettitia McCloud Lord (1804 - 1875)
 
 Siblings:
  Minerva Lord Hackenger (1830 - 1876)*
  Richard Sprigg Canby Lord (1832 - 1866)
  Caroline Lord (1834 - 1843)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: aged 33y 11m 20d
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine City Cemetery
Bellefontaine
Logan County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Lot 354, Grave 8
 
Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
Record added: Sep 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21818995
Col Richard Sprigg Canby Lord
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Col Richard Sprigg Canby Lord
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Col Richard Sprigg Canby Lord
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Rest iN Peace, Richard. See you and your family in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
 
 
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