RICHARDSON (VETERAN MAW CSA), ROBERT VINKLER - Shelby County, Tennessee | ROBERT VINKLER RICHARDSON (VETERAN MAW CSA) - Tennessee Gravestone Photos

Robert Vinkler RICHARDSON (VETERAN MAW CSA)

Elmwood Cemetery
Shelby County,
Tennessee

INSPECTOR GENERAL
Tennessee Volunteers
Mexican-American War
BRIGADIER GENERAL Confederate States Army
12th Tennessee Cavalry
Civil War CSA
November 4, 1820 Granville Co, NC - January 6, 1870 Clarkton Stoddard Co, MO

Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Avent Richardson (1822 - 1895)

Murdered by John Skaggs, who was subsequently hanged later that year.
The hanging was botched, but Skaggs died the following day which was later referred to as "Missouri's Hanging Horror."

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Missouri's Hanging Horror

Contributed on 3/27/15 by tslundberg
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Record #: 94769

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Submitted: 3/27/15 • Approved: 4/6/15 • Last Updated: 8/15/15 • R94769-G0-S3

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