Richard C. Crisp
1844 - ~1905
8th Texas Cavalry Regiment
Born Lamar, MS in 1844.
Resided in Columbus, Colorado County, TX.
Mustered into Company B in Austin County, TX on May 6, 1862.
Present in April 1863.
Moved to Brazil in 1867, settling there with his father.
Died about 1905.
Two Brothers served in Terry's Rangers as well, Samuel Crisp and Alexander Crisp. Dr. John Hancock Crisp was involved in a lawsuit brought by the Freedman's Bureau in Colorado Co., TX and essentially the Bureau Agent and two of his northern friends ended up with all of Dr. Crisp's material wealth leavig him broke. There are letters written by Dr. Crisp from South America where he refers to his dissatisfaction with the "Yankee Rule" after the War. In 1860, Dr. Crisp had 164 slaves named in papers.
Santana do Livramento
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Jan 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10285202
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