Descendants of James Reeves Sr.

Sylvester (Sylvanus) RichardsonAge: 21 years18431864

Sylvester (Sylvanus) Richardson
Given names
Sylvester (Sylvanus)
Birth about 1843 44 34
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Reeves
January 29, 1844 (Age 12 months)

Birth of a brotherIsrael Constantine Richardson
about 1852 (Age 9 years)
Death May 5, 1864 (Age 21 years)
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younger brother

Birth1850 Unites States Census
Name1850 Unites States Census
Shared note

Name sometimes appears as Sylvanus.

RICHARDSON, Sylvanus; Private Co. B, 26th Regiment NC Infantry Resided in Union County where he enlisted in Wake County at age 18, June 5, 1861. Present and or accounted for until captured at or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Confined at Davids Island, New York Harbor, July 17-24, 1863. Paroled at Davids Island and transferred to City Point, Virginia, where he was received September 16, 1863 for exchange. Returned to duty on or about February 1, 1864. Present or accounted for until killed at Wilderness, Virginia, May, 5, 1864. NC STATE TROOPS: A Roster; Vol. VII, p. 490