Pvt Richard J. Akam

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Pvt Richard J. Akam

  • Birth 1843 Chautauqua County, New York, USA
  • Death 24 Jul 1863 Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Sec A, Site 54, PA
  • Memorial ID 58941728

Residence: Corry, Erie Co,PA.

Enlistment Age-19.

Enlisted: Sep 3,1862 at Erie,PA. Private

Mustered into Co "I" 145th PA Infantry.

Listed, wounded Jul 2,1863 at Gettysburg,PA.

Died of wounds at Gettysburg.

Wounded in the fight for the Wheatfield between 4:50 and 6:00 p.m. He was wounded near the present day Ayres Ave. His leg was fractured by a gunshot.

Listed on (ROH) as (Akan)


Inscription


R. J. AKAM.
CO. I. REGT. 145.

Gravesite Details Historical Data Systems. Register PA Vol's 1861-1866. Personal Research.

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  • Created by: Ted Myers
  • Added: 20 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58941728
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Richard J. Akam (1843–24 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58941728, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Ted Myers (contributor 46904394) .