John Calvin Sampson

John Calvin Sampson (1839-1864) —he served in the United States Navy & the 9th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Carte de visite backmark: R. J. Carpenter, Photograph Artist, Paris, KY. Negatives will be kept for one year and orders promptly attended to.

Lt. John C. Sampson, 9th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. H; born Dec. 1, 1839 in Dover, N.H.; age 22; resident of Rochester, N.H. credited to Rochester; enlisted Aug. 1, ’62; mustered in Aug. 13, ’62, as a Sergeant, appointed 1st Sergt.; 2nd Lt. Co. B, Apr. 1, ’63; 1st Lt. Co. E, Jan. 1, ’64; killed July 30, ’64, Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Va.

John Calvin Sampson

John Calvin Sampson (1839-1864) served in the United States Navy & the 9th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Carte de visite backmark: R. J. Carpenter, Photograph Artist, Paris, KY. Negatives will be kept for one year and orders promptly attended to.

Lt. John C. Sampson, 9th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. H; born Dec. 1, 1839 in Dover, N.H.; age 22; resident of Rochester, N.H. credited to Rochester; enlisted Aug. 1, ’62; mustered in Aug. 13, ’62, as a Sergeant, appointed 1st Sergt.; 2nd Lt. Co. B, Apr. 1, ’63; 1st Lt. Co. E, Jan. 1, ’64; killed July 30, ’64, Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Va.

Samuel Howe Tolman

Samuel Howe Tolman

Carte de visite frontmark: Piper & Sanborn, Manchester, N.H. Evidence of a tax stamp once being affixed on the back of the image

Samuel Howe Tolman AM, the son of the Rev. Samuel Howe DC, 1806 and Rachel Damon Tolman was born at Dunstable, Massachusetts Aug. 21, 1826. He studied divinity at Andover Theological Seminary graduating in 1852, was city missionary at Bath, Me., 2 years ordained pastor of the Congregational Church at Wilmington, Ma. Aug. 14, 1856 and is pastor still. He married Mary Jane Melville of Nelson, N.H. Sept. 23, 1856.

Charles H. Veazey Cavis

Charles H. Veazey Cavis (1823-1904)

Charles H. Veazey Cavis was the son of Nathaniel Cavis (born 1788 in New Hampton, N.H.) and Anna (Nancy) Veazey. He was born on July 26, 1823, in Bow, New Hampshire, his father, Nathaniel, was 33 and his mother, Nancy, was 27.

Carte de visite backmark: Kimball, State Block Opst. Post Office. Concord, N.H. Notable civil engineer in road construction.

Jonathan Smith Ross

Jonathan Smith Ross, M. D.

Jonathan S. Ross, Field & Staff; born in Lisbon, N.H.; age 40; resided in Somersworth, N.H.; credited to Somersworth; appointed Surgeon Aug. 14, ’62; mustered in Aug. 22, ’62; discharged due to disability. Dec. 7, ’64; died Nov. 22, ’77, Somersworth, N.H. (Record, Ayling’s Register, 1895, p. 590.)

Hiram W. Muzzey

Hiram W. Muzzey

Hiram W. Muzzey, 13th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. B; born in Hillsborough, N.H.; age 28; resident of Antrim, credited to Antrim; enlisted Aug. 20, ’62; mustered in Sept. 18, ’62, as a Sergt.; transferred to the 18th Co., 2nd Battalion, Invalid Corps., Nov. 20, ’63; discharged due to disability, Mar. 2, ’65, to date Mar. 1, ’65, as a Private, Providence, R. I. P. O. address, Antrim, New Hampshire.

George H. Thom

Lieut. George H. Thom, 18th New Hampshire Infantry, Co. E.; born in Conway, N.H.; age 23; credited to Conway; enlisted Sept. 22, ’64, for 1 yr.; mustered in Sept. 24, ’64, as Private; appointed 2nd Lt. Sept. 30, ’64; discharged due to disability Mar. 13, ’65.

Edward Payson Hall

Edward Payson Hall (1842-1927) – 4th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Carte de visite backmark: Carr & Morrill, 111 Main Street, Concord, N.H.

Hall, Edward P. 4th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. I; born in Groton, N.H.; age 19; resident of Groton; enlisted Sept. 2, 1861; mustered in Sept. 18, 1861, as a Private; appointed Corp.; re-enlisted Feb. 15, 1864; mustered in Feb. 29, 1864; appointed Sergt.; Quarter Master Sergt. Mar. 13, 1865; discharged to date Aug. 23, 1865. P. O. address, Springdale, Arkansas.

Albert H. Gould

Albert H. Gould, 1st Vermont Light Artillery & 26th New York Cavalry

Albert H. Gould was a 21-year-old farmer and a resident of Chelsea, Vermont when he enlisted in the 1st Vermont Light Artillery Battery on January 18, 1862 as a Private. On February 18, 1862 he mustered into service. Gould was promoted to Sergeant on March 19, 1862 and to 2nd Lieutenant on July 2, 1863. He was mustered out on August 10, 1864 at Brattleboro, Vermont.

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