Unidentified Private—12th NH Infantry

12th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Private – unidentified.

NH soldier unidentified. Carte de visite backmark: W. L. Wilder, Photographer, Laconia, N.H. 2 cent Revenue Stamp affixed. Cancelled in pen W.L.W. 1865.


Omar W. Cate

1st Lieut. Omar W. Cate – 6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. Previous service in the 1st New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.

Lieut. Omar W. Cate, 6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. A; was born in Holderness, New Hampshire; age 18; resided in Holderness; enlisted Oct. 16, 1861; mustered in Nov. 27, 1861, as a Private; appointed Sergeant Mar. 1, 1863; Quarter Master Sergt. Jan. 4, 1864; re- enlisted and mustered in Jan. 4, 1864; appointed 1st Lieut. Co. A, June 1, 1865; must. out July 17, 1865 at Alexandria, Va. P. O. ad., Chicago, Ill.

William Kendall Crossfield

William Kendall Crossfield

Capt. William Kendall Crossfield, 6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. E; born in Peterborough, N.H.; age 28 at time of enlistment; resident of Keene; enlisted Oct. 31, 1861; mustered in Nov. 28, 1861, as a Private; appointed 1st Sergt. Nov. 28, 1861; 2nd Lt. Apr. 28, 1862; Capt. Co. C, Oct. 16, 1862; killed July 30, 1864, Mine Explosion, Petersburg, Va. Buried at the City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Hopewell City, Virginia.

John S. Bryant

John S. Bryant

1st Lt. John S. Bryant, 3rd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. B; born Jan. 24, 1835 in Durham, N.H.; age 20 at the time of enlistment; resided in Exeter, N.H.; enlisted July 22, 1861; mustered in Aug. 22, 1861, as a Corporal; appointed Sergt. Dec. 1, 1862; re-enlisted and mustered in Feb. 21, 1861; appointed 1st Sergt. June 6, 1864; 1st Lt. Apr. 6, 1865. Died in camp of disease (cholera morbus) May 23, 1865.

Carte de visite backmark: Davis Brothers, Photograph Rooms, No. 17 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, N.H. and No. 40 Water St., Exeter, N.H.

John Dean

John Dean, 2nd Lieutenant – Claremont Volunteers & service with the 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.

John Dean, Claremont Volunteers; born in Claremont, N.H.; age 25; resident of Claremont; enlisted Apr. 22, 1861, as 2nd Lt.; re-enlisted May 21, 1861, for 3 yrs.; discharged due to disability June 3, 1861. P. O. address Parsons, Kan. See 2nd New Hampshire Volunteers.

New Hampshire, Private—unidentified

New Hampshire, Private – unidentified.

NH soldier unidentified. Carte de visite backmark: D. A. Simons, Photographer, 27 & 28 Smyths’s Block, Manchester, N.H. Duplicates of this picture can be had at any time. 3 cent Revenue Stamp affixed. Cancelled in pen DAS, July 1865.

Research continues on the identification of this individual.

New Hampshire Private—Unidentified

New Hampshire Pvt. – unidentified

Carte de visite backmark: Kimball & Son, State Block, Cor. of Main & School Streets, Concord, N.H. Revenue stamp affixed.

Image is signed in pencil on the front as James W. Frye. There are no listings found for a soldier of this name in several sources which have been reviewed. Possibly a member of the 18th New Hampshire Volunteer who has been mis-identified. There are several images in various collections of 18th New Hampshire soldiers seated in the same pose at the same table, same photographer backmark, etc.

Thomas Harrison Dunham, Jr.

Thomas Harrison Dunham Jr.

Residence at time of enlistment was Boston Ma.; a 22-year-old Salesman.

Enlisted on June 13, 1861 as a Corporal. On June 13, 1861 he mustered into Co. F of the 11th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was mustered out as a Colonel on July 14, 1865 at Camp Meigs, Readville, Massachusetts. He was listed as wounded May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Va. and wounded May 15, 1864, place not stated, estimated day.

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