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Col Richard S. C. Lord
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Birth: Oct., 1832
Logan County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1866

Union Civil War Officer. Born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, he graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1856 and became a 2nd Lieutenant. He was first assigned to the 7th U.S. Infantry for a brief period before he was transferred to the 3rd U.S. Artillery. In 1857, he was assigned to the 1st U.S. Dragoons, Federal Cavalry, Company D. Lord was sent with the regiment to the Western Frontier to fight against Apache in New Mexico and Arizona. He continued his service with the 1st U.S. Cavalry when the Civil War began. During the Chancellorsville Campaign, he became a Captain and commanded the regiment in a reserve brigade as part of the Army of the Potomac. He then commanded the regiment under Brigadier General John Buford at the Battle of Gettysburg. He eventually attained the rank of Major and was later promoted to Brevet Colonel, Regular Army when the war was over. He died from consumption in 1866 when he was 34 years old.

16753=interment id 
Spring Grove Cemetery
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Garden LN Section 22, Lot 69 space 3
Created by: K Guy
Record added: Oct 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21913694
Col Richard S. C. Lord
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Col Richard S. C. Lord
Added by: K Guy
Col Richard S. C. Lord
Added by: K Guy
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- Ms.Nana
 Added: Sep. 29, 2016
Thank you for your service.
- HCGS Ohio
 Added: Feb. 6, 2016
Graduated U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1856: Class of 1856, 40th in the class of 49.
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: May. 30, 2011

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