Historical Rosters Database
Richard Downing Boardman SydnorRoster ID 1106
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|Middle Name:||Downing Boardman|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1862|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Richard D. B. [known as Boardman] Sydnor, Class of 1862. Genealogy: Born November 19, 1842 at Heathsville, Northumberland County, Virginia. Father: Thomas S. Sydnor; Mother: Sally [maiden name unknown]; Marriage: never married. VMI Record: Enrolled at VMI on July 5, 1859, from Farnham Church, VA; cadet drillmaster in Richmond during Spring & Summer of 1861; his class was declared graduated December 1861. Military Record: 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 40th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Mortally wounded in action at Frayser's Farm, June 30, 1862; died from effects of wounds on July 3 or 22. Buried Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.|