Henry Palmer Whitaker

2nd Lieut. Henry Palmer Whitaker – 6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Henry Palmer Whitaker was born on February 23, 1843, in Cornish, New Hampshire, his father, Palmer, was 29 and his mother, Maria (Mary) Huntoon, was 28. He married Eliza A. Dow Whitaker and they had two children together. He then married Mary Brunt True on February 1, 1896, in Antrim, New Hampshire. He died on June 4, 1909, in Hillsboro, New Hampshire, at the age of 66, and was buried there.

Moses Fellows Colby


7th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Colby, Moses F. Co. D; born at Salisbury, Mass.; resident of Londonderry; enlisted Oct. 12, 1861; mustered in Nov. 6, 1861, as a Private; discharged due to disability Aug 17, 1862, Beaufort, S. C. P. O. address, North Londonderry, N.H.

Augustus Demeritt Sanborn

Capt. Augustus Demeritt Sanborn, served in Companies E, H, B and G of the 5th N.H. Infantry; born in Franklin, N.H. he enlisted at age 18; was a resident of Franklin; enlisted Sept. 11, 1861; mustered in Oct. 19, 1861, as a Corporal, appointed Sergt.; 2nd Lieut. Co. H, Oct. 20, 1862; 1st Lieut. Co. B, Dec. 20, 1862; Capt. Co. G, Feb. 1, 1864; disch. Oct. 30, 1864. Previously served in Co. H, 1st New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. P. O. address, New Haven, Conn.

John Edwin Fisher

John Edwin Fisher (1822-1903), was born on February 22, 1822, in New Brunswick, Canada. He became a U.S. citizen on Nov. 9, 1846 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Lucy Ann Upham on April 28, 1848, in Salem, Massachusetts. They had three children during their marriage. During the Civil War he served as a Master Mechanic at Fort Warren in Boston Harbor under Gen. McPherson.

William Edwin Locke

William Edwin Locke (1837–1914)—Congregationalist, born Aug. 14, 1837 in New Ipswich, New Hampshire. Preparatory studies at New Ipswich Academy. Graduated at Amherst College 1864, and Union Theological Seminary, 1867. Resident licentiate there, 1867-8. Licensed to preach by the Manhattan (N. Y.) Association, April 3, 1867. Ordained an evangelist, New York City, March 15, 1868. Missionary of the American Board to the Bulgarians, sailing from New York, April 25, 1868, and reaching Philippopolis June 11, 1868, and Samokov, European Turkey, July 2, 1869. Located there, 1869-79.

Laura J. (Osgood) Emery

Laura J. (Osgood) Emery – New Hampshire (1845-1887)

She is holding a photo album. L. Emery is written in pencil on reverse side of her image. Carte de visite backmark W. L. Bracy, Wakefield’s Building, Great Falls, N.H.

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by Washington Marlatt, 1848

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Co. B, 91st New York Infantry

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36th Massachusetts Volunteers

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Co. B, 37th Illinois Volunteers

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the pocket memorandum of Alexander C. Taggart

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Co. F, 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteers

Henry McGrath Cannon

Co. A, 124th New York Infantry & Co. B, 16th New York Cavalry

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Co. H, 77th Illinois Volunteers

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3rd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Co. I

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Co. K, 7th Rhode Island Infantry

No Cause to Blush

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Company D, 37th Massachusetts Infantry

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