Samuel J. Richardson
Full Name: Samuel J. "Sam" Richardson
Date of birth: 1826
Date of death: December 19, 1876
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||Counties in District
Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870
Marshall / Harrison
Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1.
Galveston Daily News
Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. S.J. Richardson sworn 8/7/1866, p. 4.
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Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Captain, Company F, 2nd Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Samuel J. Richardson, portrait, obituary from Tri Weekly Herald, Marshall, Texas, 12/21/1876, burial in Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County.
Find a Grave.
- LRL collection 976.405 H351F 1954. Cover photo, mentioned throughout
Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army: A Journal Kept by W.W. Heartsill for Four Years, One Month, and One Day, or Camp Life, Day by Day, of the W.P. Lane Rangers from April 19, 1861, to May 20, 1865, 1954.
- Captain, W.P. Lane Rangers (1st Texas Partisan Rangers) following secession. Confederate States Army, Captain, Company F, 2nd Texas Cavalry.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Samuel J. Richardson, born ca. 1826 in Virginia, death date 12/19/1876 in Marshall. "He is pictured in his famous leopard skin pants on the dust jacket of the reprint of W.W. Heartsill's noted book Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days. . ."
Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
- Samuel J. Richardson, Civil War volunteer, Captain of W.P. Lane Rangers, Company F, 2nd Texas Cavalry, p. 200; elected to House, pp. 258-259; Marshall chief of police, pp. 283-285, 288; Richardson's description of Harrison County for Texas Almanac in 1867, p. 272.
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
Sam Richardson, Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army: A Journal Kept by W.W. Heartsill for Four Years, One Month, and One Day, or Camp Life, Day by Day, of the W.P. Lane Rangers from April 19, 1861, to May 20, 1865
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