Civil War Records of James A. Ricker

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
H 33rd MVI Private; enl. and must. Nov. 6, 1863 killed May 15, 1864 at Resaca, Ga. Great Falls, N.H machinst age 21

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): Page 71

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
H 33rd MVI Aug. 3, 1864 Mother   36218   Joanna Ricker

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  22 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic


Death

Date May 15, 1864
Place  
Age  
Cause killed at Resaca, Ga.
Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial National Cemetery at Chattanooga, Tenn., section K, grave 283. Originally interred at Resaca, Ga. (source: Roll of Honor, XI:101).
Survived by  

Additional Information

James Ricker, age 14, born in Maine, is recorded as an inhabitant of Somersworth, N.H. in the 1860 federal census, in household (no. 520/587) of Johanna Ricker, age 48 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

James A. Ricker received a bounty of $325 from the Town of Acton (sources: Town of Acton Service Ledger; Record of the Massachusetts Volunteers, 2:710)

 

 

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