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R.C. Price

R.C. Price

Confederate (CSV)


Richard Channing Price

(1843 - 1863)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Staff Officer

Branch of Service: Staff

Unit: Stuart's Cavalry Division

Before Sharpsburg

Son of Richmond merchant Thomas Randolph Price, he enlisted 10 October 1861 in the 3rd Company, Richmond Howitzers, and saw action on the Peninsula in 1862. He was appointed Lieutenant and aide-de-camp on the staff of his cousin J.E.B. Stuart in July 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed by artillery fire at Chancellorsville on 1 May 1863. By then he was serving as General Stuart's Assistant Adjutant General and had been promoted to Major.

References & notes

Most often referred to as R. Channing Price. His papers are in the collection of the University of North Carolina. The photograph here is from the Valentine Museum, Richmond, as published in Fredericksburg.1


02/24/1843; Richmond, VA


05/01/1863 Chancellorsville, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Mathless, Paul, editor, Voices of the Civil War: Fredericksburg, Richmond: Time-Life Books, 1997, pg. 145  [AotW citation 932]