It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the recent passing of George Richards (’54). Richards died on January 7 after an extended illness. In 2002, Richards and his wife, Ann, made a $3 million naming gift to the center. That gift enabled the center to grow into a national resource for Civil War-era scholarship and education. You can follow this link to read more about George Richards’s legacy and reactions to his passing from the Richards Center community.