Union Soldier: Private Thomas R. Rider. Company I. 83rd Indiana Infantry.
James, Ann, & son, Thomas Rider emigrated from England to the United States, and arrived at port of NYC, NY on 8/27/1849 aboard the John R. Skiddy. The Rider's moved to Aurora, Dearborn, IN. I don't know if Prvt.Thos. R. Rider is their son.
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