(c. 1833 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
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.