Name: BYRD, RICHARD DANIEL (listed on muster roll as Richard D. Byrd)
Rank: Private 
Enlisted: 7 October 1861 at Westville, Dale County
Service History: Present: Winchester, Virginia 1862/05/25, Cross Keys, Cedar Mountain, Manassas Junction, Manassas Plains, Chantilly; Wounded: Cold Harbor; Absent wounded: Malvern Hill; Absent sick: Hazel River, harpers Ferry, Sharpsburg, Shepards Town; Absent on detail: Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Gettysburg, Battle Mount, Chickamauga, Raccoon Mountain, Lookout Valley; Absent on detail: Camel Station, Knoxville; Captured: Dandridge, Tennessee 1864/01/16. 
Date of Birth: 21 September 1839 Place of Birth: Johnston County, North Carolina
Date of Death: 1922 Place of Death: Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama
Buried: Enterprise City Cemetery, Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama
Father: Acrel Byrd (b 16 December 1815 in Johnston County, North Carolina, d 24 June 1891 in Dale County, Alabama)
Mother: Nancy Gurley 
Spouse(s): Sarah Eleanor McGee (b 1836 in North Carolina, d 28 November 1903) 
Children: Sarah, Bowen, Benjamin, Mattie
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Westville, Dale County, Alabama; Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama
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Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net