Thursday, January 29, 2015

Killed By His Horse

From the Manuscripts Division of the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan:

  Undated . David Riddle ALS to John Lewis Thomson (2 pages)
Regarding the military service of Thomas and Samuel Riddle, both veterans of the war. Samuel served on the Northern frontier and Thomas served under General Hull. Riddle's younger brother, Abram, "was about to march for the frontier when he was killed by his horse falling on him he was a sergeant of a volunteer troop of Dragoons, in the state of Ohio...".

Also see John L. Fink Orderly Books, 1812-1815 post from the same source.

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