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
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.