Richard H. “Dick” Sanders

Richard H. “Dick” Sanders

Birth
Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
Death 20 Jul 1902 (aged 74)
Kelsey, Upshur County, Texas, USA
Burial Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 24856822 View Source

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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