Confederate Veterans Buried In Richland Parish

This list is a compilation of several lists. It is without question an incomplete list. If you know of additional confederate burials in Richland Parish, please email info@richlandroots.comJames Barnett Archibald; (1828-1892.) Buried in Little Creek Methodist Church CemeteryJosiah Burton Archibald; (May 9, 1824-Aug 16, 1892.) Buried in Lynn Cemetery - 0.5 miles west in ArchibaldWilliam … Continue reading Confederate Veterans Buried In Richland Parish

Remembering Richland’s Soldiers Lost on Memorial Day

The following is a list of known soldiers lost during times of war, from Richland Parish. If you know of additional soldiers that should be added to this list, please email info@richlandroots.com WWI Baughtom, Tony, Rayville WWI Carter, Chester, Rayville WWI Christian, Wilbur, Rayville WWI Cook, Tommy, Rayville WWI Etheridge, John A., Crew Lake WWI … Continue reading Remembering Richland’s Soldiers Lost on Memorial Day

Col. S. W. Hill – An Irish Confederate engineer, lain to rest in Richland.

Col. S.W. Hill, the oldest and one of the most respected citizens of Ouachita Parish, died at his home on South Grand Street, near the parish High School shortly before 2 o'clock this afternoon. He was 91 years old.

“Hattie Jane” Boies – Born Feb 2, 1874

On February 2, 1874, Harriet Jane "Hattie Jane" Boies, was born to the parents of E.A. Boies, Sr. and Sarah E. Prewitt Boies. She was a direct descendent of a Revolutionay War patriot, and the daughter of a decorated confederate soldier. Her life was cut short due to contracting "dengue fever" at the age of … Continue reading “Hattie Jane” Boies – Born Feb 2, 1874

Carole Cotton Winn to make presentation on her book, “My Darling, A World War II Scrapbook” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. In Rayville

Rhymes Library will host a presentation by Carole Cotton Winn about her book, "My Darling, A World War II Scrapbook, at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. She will also speak at the Richland Parish Library in Rayville at 5 p.m. Feb. 21. This full color hardcover volume is a personal account of World War II as … Continue reading Carole Cotton Winn to make presentation on her book, “My Darling, A World War II Scrapbook” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. In Rayville

List of Vietnam War Casualties from Richland Parish

Vietnam (Richland, Louisiana)Conflict:VietnamState:LouisianaTown:RichlandCasualties:3CasualtiesTROY LEE FLINT - LA (May 12, 1970) VietnamCHARLES RICHARD MORGAN - LA (February 13, 1968) VietnamSTANLEY WADE TAYLOR - LA (October 26, 1971) Vietnam Primary sourcesThe National Archives See alsoVietnamVietnam (Louisiana) External linksWikipedia article: Vietnam WarVietnam Veterans of AmericaVeterans of Foreign Wars

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