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Richardson, Edwin R.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. H, 6th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 2/8/62, pr SGT 7/10/63, pr 1SGT, 1/5/64, kia, Charles Town, 8/21/64

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 1843, Waitsfield, VT
Death: 08/21/1864

Burial: Waitsfield Common Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 116853981

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Betsey C., 10/12/1880
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Waitsfield Common Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Obituary

REPORTS FROM VERMONT TROOPS

List of Casualties in the 1st Vt. Brigade from June 26th to Aug. 22, 1864

KILLED

SIXTH REGIMENT

Co. H - Aug. 21, Sergt. Edwin R. Richardson, Waitsfield

Source: Vermont Journal, September 9, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.