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 Richard M Swinford

Richard M Swinford

Birth
Death 5 Jul 1863 (aged 18–19)
Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa, USA
Plot 10I Row 19
Memorial ID 62712586 · View Source
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Company B 25th Iowa Inf. Richard died on the 5th of July 1863 during the Seige of Vicksburg. There is a memorial stone at the Vicksburg National Cemetery (findagrave# 59546047) with no dates on it. He as the only child of James McCarthy Crook Swinford and Jane Pidgeon Swinford. Information supplied by Jan Knox.
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Swinford, Richard M. Age 18. Residence Mount Pleasant, nativity Illinois. Enlisted Aug. 13, 1862. Mustered Aug. 13, 1862. Wounded severely May 22, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss. Died of wounds July 5, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss. Buried in National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Miss. Section
G, grave 1247.

Source: Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers, Vol. III, p. 993.


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  • Created by: M.R. and D.A. Gates
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62712586
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard M Swinford (1844–5 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62712586, citing Mount Pleasant Old City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by M.R. and D.A. Gates (contributor 46929143) .