Sunday, March 25, 2012

Richard A. Walker-New Hampshire.

Richard A. Walker.
Co. E.

Richard A walker, Private, Born Hopkinton, and lives there, Enlisted in the New Hampshire Second Infantry, Company E. at the age of 21, Enlisted from Hopkinton, on April 18, 1861, for 3 months, was not mustered in.  Re-enlisted May 21, 1861, for 3 years, was mustered in on June 3, 1861.  Was wounded at Williamsburg, Va., and died of his wounds on July 8 or 20, 1862.  His venerable mother Eliza a. Walker, now 77 years, living in Greeland N. H., writes: "He was my only son, and the best boy that ever blest a mother.  When he died, his father went to Fortress Monroe and brought his body home.  The journey and his grief were too much.  He was never well after that, an invalid, thirty years."

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