Richard H Richardson(1830 - 1869)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th New York Infantry
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Originally from Utica, he enrolled 17 May 1861 as Lieutenant Colonel, 26th New York Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
In command of the Regiment at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted Colonel 25†November 1862 (to rank from 19 September). Mustered out with the Regiment at end of its term on 28 May 1863 at Utica.
After the War:
He died from injuries sustained in a fall at his home "between Deansville and Oriskany Falls", New York.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from the New York Adjutant General1. Personal detail and the picture here from Sue Greenhagen's obit page for him.
|Birth Date: 03/29/1830 |
Death Date: 03/18/1869 Death Place: NY
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 21 (for 1899), pg. 106 [AotW citation 7328]
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