Richard Yaw served in the war of 1812. Confirmed by Adjutant General, Jackson Barracks ,N.O. Louisiana, 70140. Letter dated 30 Oct. 1972. He served as a Pvt. 17,18 an 19 th Conscripted Regt., La. Militia.The volunteers of these Regts. came from Avoylles, Rapides, Natchitoches, Catahoula & Ouachita Parishes.You can reguest jacket data or pension data from National Archives. Nothing else is known.