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Richardson, John N.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS
Service: enl 11/28/63, m/i 12/18/63, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, pr CPL 11/1/64, tr to 4th VT INF, Co. H, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/05/1845, Waitsfield, VT
Death: 05/07/1931

Burial: Waitsfield Common Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 23282168

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6./14/1888, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Guber Collection 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: None

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Waitsfield Common Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT

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Photo

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Obituary

John N. Richardson

John N. Richardson passed away at his home in Richmond, Thursday afternoon, after a short illness. He was born in Waitsfield, August 5, 1845, the son of Elisha B., and Betsey Cutler Richardson.

On November 28, 18442, at the age of eighteen, he enlisted in Company H, Second United States Sharpshooters. In November 1864 he was promoted corporal and transferred to Company H, Fourth Regiment, in February, 1865. He was mustered out July 14, 1865.

Mr. Richardson was the last G. A. R. Veteran in the town of Richmond and was a member of Stannard Post, No 2 of Burlington.

He is survived by three children, Mrs. George V. Towle, and Howard L. Richardson of Richmond; Mrs. Christopher C. St. Claire of Mineville, New York, and by ten grandchildren; also by one brother, Loren S. Richardson of Concord, N. H.

The funeral services will be held at his late home Sunday afternoon at two o’clock with interment in the family lot in Waitsfield.

Source: Burlington Daily News, May 9, 1931.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.