JOHN GOSLIN RICHARDSON
5 thTENNESSEE CAVALRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 21 July 1833 in Smith County, Tennessee
Died: 22 February 1864 near Johnson's Mill, White County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents: William Hiser and Sarah (Goslin) Richardson

Never Married

No Children

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Hiser V. Richardson - 5th Tennessee Cavalry

MILITARY INFORMATION

5 th Tennessee Cavalry
Company I
USA

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private. Last rank was a Sergeant.
  • Enlisted 24 November 1862 at Nashville
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6'
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Dark: Hair
  • Born: Smith County, TN
  • 21 Dec 1862 - 28 Feb 1863: Present
  • Mar - Dec 1863: Present
  • 31 Jul 1863: Appointed Corporal
  • 24 Nov 1863: Appointed Sergeant
  • 22 Feb 1864: Killed in action near Johnson's Mill, White County, TN
  • Dec 1862: Absent at Convalescent Camp in Nashville since 26 Dec 1862
  • At his death, he left no effects.
  • Includes enlistment papers

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 256
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 46

ADDITIONAL DATA