RICHEY (VETERAN UNION), JOSEPH G - Newton County, Arkansas | JOSEPH G RICHEY (VETERAN UNION) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Joseph G RICHEY (VETERAN UNION)

Steel Creek Cemetery
Newton County,
Arkansas

1ST LIEUTENANT US Army
4 Tennessee Cavalry
Civil War Union
Died May 1876

Lieutenant Joseph G. Richey fought in the Civil War for the Union (4th Tennessee Cavalry, USA). He was born about 1839 and lived in the area of Chattanooga, TN. After the war, he headed West and eventually came to live near his sister, Narcissa Richey Cooper at Limestone. His mother, Mary Ann, also lived there. The story is that Joe was shot and killed by unknown persons near his home at the spring on Limestone Creek. He was buried in Steel Creek cemetery, and his grave is unmarked unless by stones.

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Keith Bottoms
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Contributed on 3/8/10 by ashaw444
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Submitted: 3/8/10 • Approved: 3/8/10 • Last Updated: 7/27/12 • R296091-G0-S3

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