Richard Cloyd Parker
Captain, United States Army
Cloyd Parker of Pennsylvania, Born 12 January 1836
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Sergeant Major, 5th Pennsylvania Infantry, 21 April 1861 to 25 June 1861
First Lieutenant, 12th United States Infantry, 14 May 1861
Captain, 31 December 1863
Retired 20 March 1879
Breveted Captain 20 May 1863 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, and Major, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service in the field during the war.
Captain Parker died on 5 December 1903 and
was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Ellen
Morgan Parker, 22 May 1848-4 January 1919, is buried with him.
PARKER, ELLEN M W/O RICHARD C
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003