Daniel Linder Richardson
(3/11/1823 Hardin Co., KY [HKy] - 6/1/1904 HKy )
SGT Co I 10 KY INF US
Lydia Ann Funk [d/o William and Mary Gillihan]
( 2/7/1826 Washington Co., KY- 11/17/1921 HKy)
m 5/15/1845 HKy
Lydia's Brother, Sgt. Levi Funk 1st KY Cav. (US) died at Andersonville [GA] (CSA POW Camp)
John William Richardson (8/11/1846 HKy - 12/29/1926
D. Old Soldiers Home, Sawtelle, CA) d.s.p.
Pvt Co I 123 IL INF US
Jacob Franklin Richardson (3/25/1848 HKy - 11/23/1930 Ontario, CA) m 9/28/1876 St. Joseph, MO Sarah Isabelle Pore (d/o William) (10/8/1858 Keokuk, Lee Co., IA- 7/6/1931 Ontario, OR)
Mary Catherine Richardson (2/15/1850 HKy - 4/7/1909 HKy)
David Franklin Wright ( 9/24/1843 HKy - 10/9/1924HKy)
Pvt Co I 28 KY INF US
Robert F. Richardson (8/29/1852 HKy - 9/9/1899 HKy) d.s.p. Kate Berry
Elizabeth Richardson (3/11/1855 HKy - 6/7/1942 HKy)
Rev. John Robert Martin
Richard Levi Richardson (2/23/1857 HKy - 5/19/1928 Portland, OR) m 2/27/1889 Vernon Co., MO Jennie Russell (9/29/1868 MO - 7/21/1963 CA)
Daniel Webster Richardson (6/20/1860 HKy - 9/19/1923 HKy)
m 12/15/1886 Rhoda Ann (Peters d/o James, Jr.) (1/11/1868 HKy- 12/29/1938 HKy)
Sally Ann Richardson (5/8/1868 HKy - 11/11/1938 HKy) Robert Handford Peters (s/o James, Jr.) (9/1/1871 HKy - 3/24/1947 HKy)
Tombstones of Daniel Linder and Lydia Ann (Funk) Richardson located in the Richardson Family Cemetery on a hill overlooking the site of their log cabin. On Daniel's tombstone it reads "G.A.R. Co. I 10th KY Vol Inf 1861 ..."
(Note) G.A.R. means Grand Army of the Republic which is what the Union (US) Army was called then. Daniel served as a Sergeant throughout the Civil War. Sgt. Daniel L. Richardson was 1 of only 29 men of "Co. I" who were mustered out in 12/6/1864, of the men who were in the original muster of 85 on 11/21/1861. The 10th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry was in many bloody battles including Shiloh, Murfreesburo, Chickamaunga, Atlanta, ...
The Rev. Daniel L. Richardson was a Methodist minister after the Civil War, in Vertrees, Kentucky.
DANIEL L. RICHARDSON'S PARENTS AND SIBLINGS WHO SERVED IN OUR COUNTRIES WARS: John Richardson (10/21/1791 Worcester Co., MD - 6/1/1841 Hardin Co., KY) US Soldier, War of 1812 BROTHER: William Sawyer Richardson (5/8/1825 Hardin Co., KY- 8/13/1871 Vernon Co., MO) d.s.p. Co E 38 IL Vol Inf US SISTER & BROTHER-IN-LAW Mary Elizabeth Richardson (11/21/1836 Hardin Co., KY - 8/15/1908 Bates Co., MO) m 12/25/1860 Coles Co., IL John William Morrison (8/9/1839 Hardin Co., KY - 10/30/1887 Rockville, MO) Co I 123 IL Vol Inf US