Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Artillery
He enlisted and mustered as a Private in Parker's Richmond Battery, Light Artillery on 14 March 1862 in Richmond.
On the Campaign
At Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862:
The fight commenced at break of day, and by sunrise the smoke of battle hung like a pall over the scene of conflict. Men and horses fall in rapid succession. "Kenny" Richardson (a boy of fourteen) and Corporal Newell are killed; Trueman falls mortally wounded ...
The rest of the War
He died of wounds, date and place not given.
References & notes
Service information from Musselman1 via the Historical Data Systems database. The quote above from Royall W. Figg in "Where men only dare to go!" or, The story of a Boy Company (C.S.A.) (1885); thanks to Andy Cardinal for the pointer to that volume.