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Civil War hero to be honored Saturday
150th memorial service for 'Angel of Marye's Heights'
Richard Kirkland
Dec. 14, 1862: a “humane and compassionate man” showed kindness to a wounded and dying Union soldier during the battle of Fredericksburg, Va. That man, Sgt. Richard Rowland Kirkland, CO E, 2nd South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw’s Brigade, will be honored on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Camden’s Hampton Park in a 150th anniversary memorial service. Lt. Gov.