Samuel Richardson

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Samuel Richardson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1838 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Richardson worked as a laborer before he joined Company C of the 24th USCT in Philadelphia on February 15, 1865. Officers promoted Richardson to Commissary Sergeant on March 1, 1865. Dawson’s military service ended in Richardson, Virginia and he mustered out on October 1, 1865. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Samuel Richardson
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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