Joseph A. Brown

Sergt. Joseph A. Brown — Co. H, 10th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry; born in Andover, Massachusetts; age 38; resident of Amherst, New Hampshire, credited to Amherst; enlisted Aug. 30, 1862; mustered in Sept. 4, 1862, as a Corporal; wounded Dec. 13, 1862, Fredericksburg, Va.; app. Sergt.; discharged May 16, 1865. He died Mar. 17, 1886, at Nashua, New Hampshire.

Nathan Bean Tilton

Nathan Bean Tilton, 1st New Hampshire Light Artillery Battery; born Oct. 29, 1828 in Sanbornton, New Hampshire; age 32; resident of Manchester; enlisted September 12, 1861; mustered in Sept. 28, 1861, as a Private; re-enlisted Dec. 23, 1863; mustered in Dec. 26, 1863; mustered out June 9, 1865.

Horace Edgerly

1st Lieut. Horace Edgerly, 12th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. B; born in Barnstead, New Hampshire; age 29; resident of Barnstead, credited to Barnstead; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; mustered in Aug. 30, 1862, as 1st Sergt.; appointed 2nd Lt. Co. F, Apr. 22, 1863; wounded May 3, 1863, Chancellorsville, Va.; appointed 1st Lieut. Co. B, Oct. 15, 1863; resigned June 9, 1864. P. O. address Gilmanton, N.H.

Unidentified Union Artillery Pvt.

Unidentified Union Artillery Pvt.

(Taking into consideration the N.H. photographers’ close proximity to the Vermont border the subject could possibly be a New Hampshire or Vermont Heavy Artillery or Light Battery member)

Wearing what is possibly a private-purchase shell-jacket, mounted trousers and gauntlets, a Service stripe can be seen on his left arm as well as an unidentified medal pinned to his shell- jacket.

Charles Frederick Webster

Charles Frederick Webster—14th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Webster, Charles F. 14th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. G; born in Fitzwilliam, N.H.; age 26; resident of Jaffrey, N.H., credited to Jaffrey; appointed 1st Lt. Oct. 9, 1862; mustered in to date Sept. 23, 1862; appointed Quarter-Master Oct. 16, 1863; mustered out July 8, 1865 at Savannah, Ga. P. O. address, Keene, N.H.

John Faxon

1st Lieut. John Faxon, 4th Vermont Infantry and 10th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

John Faxon, 4th Vermont Infantry, Non-Commissioned Staff, born in Lubec, Maine; age 21; resident of Walpole, N.H., credited to Rockingham, Vt.; enlisted Sept. 14, 1861, for 3 years; mustered in Sept. 20, 1861, as Sergt. Major; appointed 2nd Lt. Co. B, Dec. 18, 1861; 1st Lieut. & Adjutant Jan. 19, 1862; discharged July 16, 1862. P. O. address Chicago, Ill. See 10th N. H. V.

John Faxon, 10th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. F; born in Lubec, Maine; age 22; resident of Walpole, New Hampshire; appointed 1st Lt. and Regt’l Adjutant Aug. 19, 1862; mustered in Aug. 19, 1862; transferred to Co. A, Jan. 16, 1863, as 1st Lt.; to Co. F, Aug. 4,1863; discharged due to disability July 3, 1864. P. O. address, Chicago, Ill. See Miscellaneous Organizations.

Massachusetts CDV—Soldier Unidentified

Massachusetts carte de visite – Soldier Unidentified

Carte de visite mage taken by A. K. Josselyn, Gallops Island, Boston Harbor, January 5, 1865. 3-cent U.S. Internal Revenue Proprietary tax stamp affixed. Cancelled in black ink with the photographer’s rubber stamp.

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.

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