Maj. General I. B. Richardson and staff


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A photographic print of Union Major General Israel Bush Richardson and his staff in uniform

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Major General Israel Bush Richardson "Fighting Dick"
(1815 - 1862)
Home State: Vermont
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1841;Class Rank: 38/58
Command Billet: Commanding Division
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Division, II Corps
On the Campaign-Commanded the First Division of the Federal II Corps at South Mountain and in the assault on the Sunken Road ("Bloody Lane" with French's 3rd Division). He was wounded by Confederate artillery after personally leading one of the brigades of his Division.

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