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Confederate (CSV)


J. Reuben Richardson

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old overseer in Fairfield, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 12th South Carolina Infantry on 20 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 22 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 which says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg, and Lt. J.R. Boyle's Reminiscences of the Civil War (1890), as Reuben J. Richardson. Thanks to Barry Truluck for details from his Compiled Service Records via fold3.


c. 1833




1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company C, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24343]