Historical Rosters Database
John Quincy Adams RichardsonRoster ID 647
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|Middle Name:||Quincy Adams|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1857|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Quincy Adams Richardson, Class of 1857: Born- 1836. Matriculated from Portsmouth, Va. At VMI 4 years. Military Record: Appointed Major, 52nd North Carolina April 29, 1862. Mortally Wounded in Action and captured in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. Died soon afterward. (Some records say Killed in Action). Died- July 3, 1863. Major Richardson was buried on the battlefield. His remains removed in the 1870s and interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA, in the "Gettysburg Dead" section.|