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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Wesley J. Richardson

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Otsego, he enlisted in Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 24 June 1861.

On the Campaign

Detached to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 22 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Returned to his Regiment in January 1864. Killed in action in the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.

Death

05/05/1864 Wilderness, VA

Notes

1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 546 - 547  [AotW citation 10552]