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Richardson, George W.

Age: 23, credited to Stamford, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, d/dis 1/22/62 (Feb. Typhoides), Regtl Hosp.

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Birth: abt 1838, Unknown
Death: 01/22/1862

Burial: Houghton Cemetery, Stamford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 73601556
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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Houghton Cemetery, Stamford, VT

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George W. Richardson

The funeral of Geo. W. Richardson, of the 4th Vermont regiment, who died of typhoid fever at Camp Griffin, Va, Jan. 22 at the age of 23 years, was attended by a large concourse of people from the towns adjacent, at Stamford, on Tuesday of last week. The deceased was a worthy young man, and had, previous to his enlistment, been engaged in studying medicine in the town of Halifax, where he had made a host of friends and acquaintances, who testified their appreciation of his worth by a large attendance upon these last sad rites. The flag under which he enlisted was brought down from Halifax, and served for his funeral pall.

Source: Hoosac Valley News and Transcript, 20 February 1862; contributed by Tom Boudreau