Acton Memorial Library
|H||33rd MVI||Private; enl. and must. Nov. 6, 1863||killed May 15, 1864 at Resaca, Ga.||Great Falls, N.H||machinst||age 21|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|H||33rd MVI||Aug. 3, 1864||Mother||36218||Joanna Ricker|
|Date||May 15, 1864|
|Cause||killed at Resaca, Ga.|
|Burial||National Cemetery at Chattanooga, Tenn., section K, grave 283. Originally interred at Resaca, Ga. (source: Roll of Honor, XI:101).|
James Ricker, age 14, born in Maine, is recorded as an inhabitant of Somersworth, N.H. in the 1860 federal census, in household (no. 520/587) of Johanna Ricker, age 48 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
James A. Ricker received a bounty of $325 from the Town of Acton (sources: Town of Acton Service Ledger; Record of the Massachusetts Volunteers, 2:710)
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