Richard Rowland Kirkland

Richard Rowland Kirkland

Picture submitted by
Sergeant Kirkland's Museum and Historical Society

Angel of Mercy

Richard Rowland Kirkland was born in August of 1843 in the Flat Rock Township, Kershaw County, South Carolina. He was the son of John A. and Mary Vaughn Kirkland. He enlisted in the Confederate army on April 9, 1861. He died at Chickamauga, September 20, 1863. He is buried in Quaker Cemetery in Camden, South Carolina. Richard Rowland Kirkland was just a South Carolina farm boy...who is now immortal.

Marye's Heights The first public account of Kirkland's brave deed as told by General Joseph B. Kershaw

Rebel Against Injustice Young Humanitarian of Kershaw County, South Carolina, by Mrs Harold Hough

Tributes to Richard R. Kirkland

Kirkland Family Obituaries

Camden Volunteers