Joseph Richards


BirthDec. 9, 1846
DeathOct. 19, 1936
CemeteryFairview (Creston)
PostCurtis (DeWitt)
Unit193rd Ohio Infantry, Company A

Private Joseph M Richards

Company A, 193rd Ohio Infantry

Richards (also spelled Rickards) was born on December 9, 1846. The 18 year old enlisted in the regiment on February 14, 1865 and was mustered on March 10, 1865. Richards served about 5 months and was discharged on August 4, 1865 at Winchester, Virginia.

The 193rd Ohio Infantry was organized and mustered at Camp Chase (Columbus) in 1865. The unit was assigned to duty in West Virginia until it was mustered out in August 1865.

Richards died on October 19, 1936 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Creston (Platte County), Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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