John L. Riker John L. Riker

John Lafayette Riker


1824? - May 31, 1862

Enlisted on April 19, 1861, at Saltersville, NJ, as a Colonel, age 39.
On July 3, 1861, he was commissioned into
the Field & Staff of the 62d NYSV.
He was killed on May 31, 1862, at Fair Oaks, VA.


from The Sun (New York), June 11, 1862:

John L. Riker


Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.
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