On Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the regular meeting of the Lumber River Chapter, North Carolina Society, Sons of the American
Revolution, this chapter discussed the significance of the late Col. James Richardson of the Tar Heel and White Oak sections of the Cape Fear River during the American Revolution here in southeastern North Carolina throughout the entire war.
A motion was made, seconded and unanimously approved that this chapter stand in united support in the request to the North Carolina Department of Transportation in the naming of the Cape Fear River Bridge at Tar Heel in memory of Col. James Richardson, a prominent Patriot officer of southeastern North Carolina.
Samuel A. West
Lumber River Chapter, NCSSAR