Richard Channing Price(1843 - 1863)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Staff Officer
Branch of Service: Staff
Unit: Stuart's Cavalry Division
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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 remainder 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, Sources, and other 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
|Birth Date: 02/24/1843 Place of Birth: Richmond, VA |
Death Date: 05/01/1863 Death Place: Chancellorsville, VA Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
1 Mathless, Paul, editor, Voices of the Civil War: Fredericksburg, Richmond: Time-Life Books, 1997, pg. 145 [AotW citation 932]
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