Corp Richard Hickman

Corp Richard Hickman

Birth
Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 27 Feb 1865 (aged 24–25)
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Plot L-623
Memorial ID 10353617 · View Source
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Served in Co. E, 1st Delaware Volunteer Infantry

Corporal Hickman was captured at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, and, after being transported to Richmond, he was imprisoned in Richmond from July 21st-25th. He was paroled at City Point, Virginia, on August 6th and reported to Camp Parole, Maryland, on August 8th. He would not return to his regiment until October 5, 1863. He was wounded and captured at the Battle of Fair Oaks (Seven Pines on records) during the Siege of Petersburg on October 27, 1864, and on October 30th, his left leg was amputated at General Hospital in Richmond. He was paroled at James River in Virginia and then taken to Annapolis, Maryland, where he was to the division one hospital on February 22, 1865. He died of chronic diarrhea and pneumonia and was buried on March 1st.

Gravesite Details Enlistment and unit records on Fold3 confirm gravestone is in error.

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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 21 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10353617
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Richard Hickman (1840–27 Feb 1865), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10353617, citing Annapolis National Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .