Richard in his uniform as a Union soldier in the Civil War.
Richard served as a captain with
Company "E" - 29th Illinois Infantry.
He is shown on this roster with several men in the Choisser family.
For information on which Choissers, see this page on William Choisser.
Richard's uniform and sword are in the museum
in Harrisburg, Illinois.
His daughter Winnie had a lock of his hair, and it was red.
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