Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1813/00/00 Mary Meade's sons: Richard Kidder Jr inherits 508 acres, William 242 and David 265 acres. William Meade built Mountain View and David built Ben Venue in Clarke County. Richard Kidder remained at Lucky Hit which had the two-room log house. Owner, Home Lucky Hit White Post, VA
1813/00/00 Mary Meade's sons: Richard Kidder Jr inherits 508 acres, William 242 and David 265 acres. William Meade built Mountain View and David built Ben Venue in Clarke County. Richard Kidder remained at Lucky Hit which had the two-room log house. Owner, Home Meadea White Post, VA
1835/08/00 Richard Kidder Meade Jr is born in Brunswick County, Virginia. Born
1857/00/00 Richard Kidder Meade graduates from the United States Military Academy at West Point. As an engineer officer in the United States Army, he was assigned to Charleston, South Carolina. Education US Military Academy, West Point West Point
1860/12/27 CO Meade declines Confederate Gen James J Pettigrew's offer of parole and moves his garrison to Fort Sumter. US Army Commander Castle Pinckney Charleston Prelude to the American Civil War
1861/03/16 Meade resigns from the US Army and is commissioned a Major in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States. He served on the staffs of Generals John B Magruder and James Longstreet respectively. Confederate Major Fort Sumter National Monument Charleston
1861/04/12 Confederate artillery bombard Fort Sumter, April 12-14, 1861. Richard Meade commands an artillery gun crew defending Fort Sumter. US Army Commander Fort Sumter National Monument Charleston Prelude to the American Civil War
1861/04/12 Confederate artillery bombard Fort Sumter, April 12-14, 1861. Richard Meade commands an artillery gun crew defending Fort Sumter. US Army Commander Fort Sumter National Monument Charleston Battle of Fort Sumter
1862/07/31 Richard Kidder Meade, Engineer in the Confederate States Army, dies of a disease in Petersburg, Virginia. Died Blandford Cemetery Petersburg
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