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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas L. Richardson

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 27, from Fairfield, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 12th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his back and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was probably treated at a field hospital near the battlefield and was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 10 and 11 October 1862 before being transferred to Baltimore, probably for exchange. He returned to duty, date not given, and was surrendered with his Company at Appomattox, VA in 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 as T.L. Richardson.


c. 1834


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 24352]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #823  [AotW citation 24353]