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Homer Richardson, Civil War Soldier

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Homer Richardson
Born in Athol, Mass._Son of Lysander Richardson,_by occupation a Carpenter,_Married,_at the age of 25 was drafted at Springfield, Mass._July 17, 1863, for three years service, and accepted by the examining surgeon.
On account of sickness in his family, he was furloughed several weeks. The last of September, 1863, eh was sent to Long Island, Boston Harbor_the camp of rendezvous,_and there assigned to the 1st Provisional Guard, Company C._Soon afterwards he was transferred to the Invalid Corps; and subsequently detailed for special duty in the Commissary’s department.
December 8, 1863, he was discharged from the service, for physical disability, and returned to Chicopee.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Homer Richardson, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 1, 2015,