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Federal (USV)


Richard Rivers

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24 years. Enlisted August 13, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company A, to serve two years.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability March 21, 1863.

References & notes

Service data from State of New York1. His presence on the Campaign from Graham2.


c. 1837


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 743  [AotW citation 12599]

2   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pg. 283  [AotW citation 12600]