Massachusetts Minuteman Medal to WIA Officer
Properly rim named to James P. Richardson Capt 3rd Regt.
James Prentiss Richardson, a 39-year-old Lawyer, was born 8/20/1821 in Framington, MA. He enlisted from Cambridge on 4/17/1861 as a Captain in "C" Co. 3rd Mass. Infantry. Mustered Out on 7/22/1861 and reenlisted on 8/18/1862 a Captain in "A" Co. 38th MA Infantry. Promoted to Major 12/4/1862 and Lt Colonel 7/16/1863. Severely wounded 9/19/1864 Winchester, VA. He was Mustered Out on 6/30/1865 at Savannah, GA though he had further service in US Army from 05/11/1866 until 08/23/1870. He died 5/7/1901 in Austin, TX.
The photos of Richardson are from his FindaGrave memorial.
$300.00 ON HOLD