New Hampshire backmark—soldier unidentified Co. F

New Hampshire backmark – Soldier Unidentified, Co F.

Pvt. unidentified. Possibly 13th, 15th or 16th New Hampshire Infantry. Carte de visite backmark: Photograph by French & Sawyer, Richards’s Block, Keene N.H.

Private Unidentified

Pvt. Unidentified.

14th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.

Most likely a member of Co. D or Co. I, each of these companies having a large contingent of men from Seabrook, N.H., a town in close proximity (4 miles) to Amesbury, Ma., the location of the photographer.

Vermont Citizen

Vermont civilian

Civilian unidentified. Carte de visite backmark: S.F. Sterling (Photographer) and W.W. Culver (Colorist) of Woodstock, Vermont. Negatives preserved.

Stephen F. Downs

Stephen F. Downs (1839-1864)

Carte de visite of Stephen F. Downs, Co. K, 3rd New Hampshire Volunteers. Killed in action at Drewry’s Bluff on 16 May, 1864

Carte de visite backmark: Currier, Photographer, Amesbury, Mass. 3 cent Proprietary Internal Revenue stamp affixed. Cancelled in ink with the initials HFC.

Perkins Conner Lane

Perkins Conner Lane, 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. I; born in Sanbornton, New Hampshire; age 21; resident of Manchester, N.H.; enlisted April 22, 1861, for 3 months.; not mustered in; re-enlisted May 22, 1861, for 3 yrs.; mustered in June 7, 1861, as a Corporal.

Transferred to Co. D, 2nd Cavalry, U. S. Army, Oct. 27, 1862; wounded at Beverly Ford in 1863, spent five months in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. Discharged as a Private, April 7, 1865, Annapolis, Md. P. O. address Chicopee Falls, Mass.

Jeremiah Smith Durgin

Maj. Jeremiah Smith Durgin, 7th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. E; born in Canterbury, N.H., age 48; resident of Concord (Fisherville, now Penacook, N.H.); enlisted Nov. 7, ’61, as a Private.; appointed Capt. Nov. 12, ’61; mustered in Nov. 12, ’61, as Captain; dismissed to date Feb. 15, ’64, for absence without proper authority; dismissal revoked Apr. 12, ’64; appointed Maj. Sept. 30, ’64; mustered out July 20, ’65. Died Jan. 19, ’67, Penacook, N.H. Burial at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Penacook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

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