Historical Rosters Database
Richard GainesRoster ID 580
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1855|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Richard Gaines, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- 1834, in Petersburg, Va. Father- Richard Gaines; Mother- Mary Ann Camm Gaines. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Gaines; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Gaines. Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Gaines; Mat. Grandmother- Sallie Garlick. Married- Flora Britton; 1 son, 2 daughters. Military Record- Civil War Service: Col., adc, Missouri State Guard. Captain PACS, staff of Gen. Price. Lt. Col. 9th MO Infantry. Career: Occupation: Teacher, civil engineer in VA and Saline Co., MO. Cotton merchant in New Orleans postwar. Died: Oct. 30, 1879 (1881?), Paris, TX|