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 Richard W. Surby

Richard W. Surby

Birth
Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada
Death 2 Jun 1897 (aged 65)
Homeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
Burial Homeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 24359889 · View Source
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Son of an English soldier stationed in Canada. After the death of his parents, he moved to the US. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted in the Union Army. During the war he participated in the Grierson's cavalry raid of 1863. In 1867 he published the story of his participation in that raid. After the war he was a successful business man in Battle Creek, Michigan; and in later life moved around ending up in Florida.


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  • Maintained by: Jim Cobbs
  • Originally Created by: TMJS
  • Added: 3 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24359889
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard W. Surby (23 May 1832–2 Jun 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24359889, citing Homeland Cemetery, Homeland, Polk County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Jim Cobbs (contributor 46541785) .