Escaped slave, Civil War soldier receives proper grave marker in Woodstown cemetery thanks to efforts of his great-granddaughter
By Tracy R. Wiggins
WOODSTOWN — As America marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, one local veteran of this war recently received his own marker.
Through the efforts of his descendants and particularly his great-granddaughter Susan Richardson-Sanabria, Edward Richardson, a former slave, Union soldier and longtime resident of Woodstown, at last has a proper headstone to mark his final resting place.
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