b. 1842 Cleveland, Ohio. d. 24/10/1873 Massilon, Ohio.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company A, 2d Ohio Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.
Having been captured and taken to the rear, Richardson made his escape, rejoined the Union lines, and furnished information of great importance as to the enemy's position and the approaches thereto.
BURIAL LOCATION: MASSILON CITY CEMETERY, MASSILON, OHIO.
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