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Richardson, Lafayette


Age: 21, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, SGT, Co. E, 4th VT INF, pr 1SGT, 2/9/63, reen 12/15/63, comn 2LT, Co. C, 10/20/63 (7/11/64), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds 9/6/64

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Birth: 06/22/1840, Rochester, VT
Death: 12/07/1901

Burial: Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA
Marker/Plot: Park Avenue (near entrance)
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 108825233


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/6/1865; widow Lina H., 5/2/1909, MA, not approved
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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Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA

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Rochester News.

Gardner Richardson received a telegram Saturday morning announcing the death of his brother, Lafayette Richardson who shot himself Thursday morning at his home in Lowell,Mass. He had been in poor health for a long time. He was 61 years of age and leaves a widow, one brother, Gardner, of this town, and one sister, Mrs. Josiah Babcock, of Pittsfield.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, 12 Dec 1901.
Courtesy of Tom Ledoux.