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Pvt Richard Henry William Buckner
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1845
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1863
Brandy Station
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA

Company B "Caroline Light Dragoons" of Caroline County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, Beale's Brigade, W.H.F. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Caroline County; 17 years old.
Enlisted on 6/3/1863, he was mustered into "B" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
He was Killed In Action at Brandy Station, VA. only six days after enlisting.

The 9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
It fought in the Seven Days' Battles, the conflicts at Gainesville, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Dumfries, Rapidan Station, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Funkstown, Culpeper Court House, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, and Todd's Tavern. Later it skirmished around Richmond and Petersburg, then was active in the Appomattox operations.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Bowling Green
Caroline County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12783150
Pvt Richard Henry William Buckner
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Pvt Richard Henry William Buckner
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