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Confederate (CSV)


Henry C. Richardson

(c. 1831 - 1864)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 30, from Livingston, he enlisted in Company K, 7th Louisiana Infantry on 7 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was detailed as a hospital nurse into September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured on 18 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, probably while serving as a hospital steward and tending wounded troops.

The rest of the War

He was assigned to US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD in October. He was paroled on 25 October and sent to Ft. McHenry on the 31st. He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November. He was detailed as hospital nurse to at least February 1864 but died in Richmond, VA in June.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. Frederick details from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1831 in NY


06/18/1864; Richmond, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, Part 1, pg. 310  [AotW citation 22248]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.203  [AotW citation 22249]