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Federal (USV)

Private

Erastus J. Richardson

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A bootmaker in Franklin, he enlisted in Company E, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 19 in May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.

Birth

c. 1842; Franklin, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 352 - 364  [AotW citation 14442]