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Name:Richard B. Tyler
Affiliation:Class of 1865
Biography & Genealogy:Tyler, Richard B., Class of 1865: Born- ? Matriculated from Haymarket, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted August 31, 1862 at Richmond for 3 years or war (bounty) in Capt A.W. Utterback's Company Va Light Artillery (Capt J.V. Brook's Co; Company A [1st], 12th Battalion Va Light Artillery; Company D, Maj W.T. Poague's Battalion Light Artillery). Some records list as refugee from Maryland when he enlisted. Absent sick late 1862-early 1863. To Cpl September 1, 1863. Sick in hospital (Richmond, Lynchburg) December 27, 1863-spring 1864. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: ? Died- 1919.
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