Etc. -- Remembering the Richardson Bros.
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the 
1 May 1919 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Looking Backward No. 10

Here is a picture of four stalwart brothers named Richardson. They were born in the Township of Woodhouse, near what is now Marburg. They moved with their parents to Michigan.

When the American Civil War broke out the eldest was still under 20. Nevertheless all four got into the conflict.

One was wounded at Lookout Mountain, one at The Wilderness. One suffered the tortures of Libby Prison.

Two of them were with Sherman in his march through Georgia; one saw the surrender of Richmond.

All of them ever retained a warm affection for the land of their birth, and as long as they lived made frequent visits to Norfolk.

Only one, the youngest, survives. He is a resident of Midland City, Michigan. His sister is Mrs. J. R. Butler, who lives in Woodhouse, just east of town.

Image from microfilm

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