CS Richardson, William Harvie, Sr. - VA Adjutant General

William Harvie Richardson Sr.

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Born: December 18, 1795

Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia

Father:
George Richardson 1761 – 1805

Mother: Frances Bacon Whitlocke 1769 – 1861
(Buried: Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​

Wife: Mary C. Randolph 1797 – 1856
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​

Married: 1816

Children:


William Harvie Richardson Jr. 1821 – 1870​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​

Occupation before War:
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Attorney, and Agriculturist in the State of Virginia
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1841 – 1865: Member of Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors​
1841 – 1865: Virginia State Adjutant General​
Patron of Virginia State Militia System​
Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia​

Civil War Career:

1841 – 1876: Member of Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors​
1841 – 1865: Virginia State Adjutant General​
1861: Assistant Adjutant General on Staff of General Robert E. Lee​
1861 – 1863: in Richmond, Virginia supporting State troops​

Occupation after War:

1841 – 1876: Member of Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors​
1871 – 1876: Virginia State Adjutant General​

Died: September 1, 1876

Place of Death: Richmond, Virginia

Age at time of Death: 80 years old

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia

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A Virginia gentleman who was from a time when Virginia produced men of character and ideals worth emulating. Seems like a foreign sentiment there today.
 
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