1st Sgt. John C. Richardson

Richardson, John C. - John Charles Richardson 1st Sgt. 5/6/1862. "Received pay at Atlanta, Ga. on January 3, 1863, to 1st of November 1862." Roll dated 11/7/1864, last on file, shows him "Absent without leave since Jun/1862."

Capt William N. Hill of Co. N placed an ad in the Southern Confederacy Newspaper on Nov 20th, 1862, declaring Sgt. Richardson a deserter and offering a $30 reward for his capture.

Born in N.C., March 1831, married, common school teacher, living with wife Emily and three children in 1860, in Dawsonville, Dawson Co. Ga. Married wife Emily C. Moore, about 1854.

John C. Richardson stated in the pension application of John F. Andrews, dated Feb 22, 1898, that he was sent to take the wounded men home after the battle of Gaines Mill and was elected Tax Collector of Dawson County while home and did not return to the army.

Had ten children living in 1900, listed as farmer, still living in Dawsonville. Died April 9th, 1915.

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