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Richardson, Reuben

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 45, credited to Fayston, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 11/30/63, m/i 12/18/63, Pvt, Co. G, 6th VT INF, pow 8/64, prld, n.d., m/o 5/12/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 1817, Richford, VT
Death: 04/02/1887

Burial: North Fayston Cemetery, Fayston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 59451758

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/13/1866; widow Mary A., 3/2/1888, VT
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

North Fayston Cemetery, Fayston, VT

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Biography

REUBEN RICHARDSON volunteered from the town of Fayston, Vt., August 25th, 1862 at the of 45, and joined Company H. Was mustered out with his regiment July 21st, 1863. Re-enlisted November 30th, 1863 and joined Company G, 6th Vt. Inf. Taken prisoner August, 1864 and paroled and discharged May 12th, 1865.

Source: Sturtevant, p. 665

Obituary

North Fayston

Reuben Richardson died Saturday, April 2, aged about seventy years. He was born in Hubbardton, Mass., and moved to Fayston about thirty years ago. Mr. Richardson enlisted in Company B. Thirteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteers, and re-enlisted in Company G, Sixth Regiment, and served during the war. He was an inmate of the soldiers' home in Maine from 1880 to 1883, when he received a pension and returned to his home in Fayston. He had been helpless for several years.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, April 6, 1887
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.