Richard Buchanan Watson

Richard Buchanan Watson
March 31, 1826 – August 15, 1902

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
August 20, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
8th North Carolina Regiment, Company E
Rank: Private
February 8, 1862 – Captured at Roanoke Island, but escaped
Temporarily assigned to the
54th North Carolina Regiment, Company C
March-April, 1862 – Detailed to the Fayetteville Arsenal
November-December, 1864 – Transferred to
2nd Battalion North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company G

Parents
unknown

Siblings
unknown

Wife
Mary Ann Smith 1828-1868

Children
Alonzo A. Watson 1850
Adolphus Watson 1852
Mary E. Watson 1854
Lenora Watson 1856
Della Watson 1859
Ory Ann Watson 1861
Fanny Watson 1864
Charles M. Watson 1866
Jonnice Ellen Watson 1868-1904

Burial
Cross Creek Cemetery #1
Fayetteville, NC