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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)


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