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Name:John Richardson
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:John Richardson Jr., Class of 1866: Born- January 6, 1845. Matriculated from Savannah, Georgia. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted November 27, 1861 as Private, Company B, 8th Georgia. Transferred to Capt J.F. Wheaton's Company Georgia Artillery at unknown date (unofficial source says October 1861). Discharged July 28, 1862. At VMI September 1-November 25, 1862. Dismissed. Reinstated January 26, 1863. Enlisted July 13, 1863 as Private, Capt H.M. Stuart's Company South Carolina Artillery (Beaufort Artillery). To Sergeant Major. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina. Post War Career: Planter; rice dealer. Alive in 1918. Died- ?
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