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Pvt Henry V. Richit
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Birth: May 11, 1841
Madbury
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1918
Stonestown
San Francisco County
California, USA

Private Henry V. Richit.
Served with Co. B. 1st Washington Territory Inf. During the Civil War
from 1863-66 This Regiment Was used in Washington Territory
to keep the local Native Americans in Line and to keep out Confederate Sympathizers and such.
He Moved down to California in 1869 were he met his wife Lizzie Brown and they were married in 1871.
He worked as a Local Stone Masion until Ill heath forced him to give up his work in 1905 at age 64 He lived off a Military Pension of $30 a Month. He Died on Dec. 15th 1918 of the Spainish Flu epidemic of 1918-19 at age 77
The Tin Type photo of Pvt. Henry Richit is Courtesy of the Presidio Military Museum in San Francisco CA. It was taken in 1865. The Photo of his Grave & The GAR Memorial were taken in 1990

He also served as superintendent of San Francisco National Cemetery c. 1900.
(Courtesy of George Bacon) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lizzie Mary Richit (1852 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Plot: Section GHT Site 290
 
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Jan 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6081573
Pvt Henry V. Richit
Added by: Herbert Rickards
 
Pvt Henry V. Richit
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Pvt Henry V. Richit
Added by: Herbert Rickards
 
 
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Served as superintendent of San Francisco National Cemetery c. 1900.
- George Bacon
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
WE MUST ALWAYS REMEMBER OUR VETERANS. If we don't remember, then we as American's will have truly failed.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 15, 2002
GAR Members medal
- Herbert Rickards
 Added: Apr. 9, 2002
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