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 Richard H. “Dick” Sanders

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Richard H. “Dick” Sanders

  • Birth 13 Oct 1827 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 20 Jul 1902 Kelsey, Upshur County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 24856822

He was He was 74 years, 9 months, 7 days old at death.

His middle name could have been Hamilton or Hooper.

Mexican War Veteran: Pvt.2nd Reg.Tx Mounted Vols.(U.S.Army under Gen.Zachary Taylor) Enrolled at: Shelbyville, TX.in Company D, May 21, 1846
For six months. The Second Regiment of Mounted Men was present at the capture of Monterey in September,1846.

Civil War Veteran: 17th TX Cavalry Co.G. CSA

His occupation before and after his military escapades was farmer.


See other Images for Biography by Stan Stokes (His GGG Grandson)



Inscription

Sentiment on large obelisk: "FATHER AND MOTHER ARE GONE, THEY REST BENEATH THE SOD. DEAR PARENTS THO WE MISS YOU MUCH, WE KNOW YOU REST WITH GOD"

Sentiment on small broken obelisk: "TIS HARD TO GIVE THEE UP, BUT THE WILL OF GOD BE DONE"


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  • Created by: Charles W. Sanders
  • Added: 24 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24856822
  • Charles W. Sanders
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard H. “Dick” Sanders (13 Oct 1827–20 Jul 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24856822, citing Hopewell Cemetery, Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Charles W. Sanders (contributor 46978292) .