Sgt Richard Bicking

Sgt Richard Bicking

Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Dec 1864 (aged 37–38)
Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 94371818 · View Source
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Richard served as a First Sergeant, Company D, 4th Delaware Infantry during the Civil War.

He lived in Chester County, Pennsylvania prior to the war and enlisted in the 4th Delaware on August 11, 1862. He was noted as being employed as a Currier.

He was captured at Weldon Railroad on August 19, 1864 and confined in Richmond, Virginia on August 20th. He was then sent to Salisbury, North Carolina on October 9, 1864. He was admitted to the hospital on December 10th then died the following day.

Richard "Died Of Disease", Pneumonia, while a POW of the Confederate Army during the war.

He is believed to be interred in what is known as the "Trench".

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Chris Collins for submitting additional info for his record!




  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 29 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 94371818
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Richard Bicking (1826–11 Dec 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 94371818, citing Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .