In memoriam · Richard Rowland Kirkland · Co. G, 2nd South Carolina Volunteers · C.S.A.
At the risk of his life, this American soldier of sublime compassion, brought water to his wounded foes at Fredericksburg. The fighting men on both sides of the line called him "The Angel of Marye's Heights."
Born Kershaw County, S.C., August, 1843 · Sergeant at Fredericksburg, December 1962 · Lieutenant at Gettysburg, July, 1863 · Killed in action at Chickamauga, September 1863.
Dedicated to National Unity and the Brotherhood of Man.