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Richard Adolphus Oakford
Birth: Dec. 8, 1820
Pennypack Woods
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1862
Antietam
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 15th Pennsylvania (Three Month) Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was killed in action leading his men at the September 17, 1862 Battle of Antietam, Maryland. 
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Lot 524
GPS (lat/lon): 41.25883, -75.86978
 
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Originally Created by: Joan Cavanaugh
Record added: Dec 16, 2012
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Richard Adolphus Oakford
Added by: Laurie Hitchcock Roy
 
Richard Adolphus Oakford
Added by: Joan Cavanaugh
 
Richard Adolphus Oakford
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Sep. 17, 2014
Remembering your ultimate sacrifice!RIP sir!!!!!!!!!
- karl anglin
 Added: Dec. 23, 2013

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Sep. 17, 2013
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