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Richard, Elia A.


Age: 24, credited to Woodbury, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i10/10/62, MSCN, Co. H, 13th VT INF, d/dis 2/27/63

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Birth: 1838, Fairfax, VT
Death: 02/27/1863

Burial: South Woodbury Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site


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South Woodbury Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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ELI A. RICKARD volunteered from the town of Woodbury, Vt., August 19th, 1862 at the age of 24, and joined Company H, and was appointed musician. The winter camps of Fairfax Court House and Wolf Run Shoals with much exposed and constant duty undermined the constitution of Comrade Rickard, and he was sick and sent to the hospital and died February 26th, 1863.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 658


St. Johnsbury Caledonian
March 13, 1863
Eli Rickford, Co. H, 13th Vt. Regiment, died of typhoid fever, at camp, Feb. 26, aged 24 years. He was a native of Woodbury.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.