Francis Marion Eayrs

Francis (“Frank”) Marion Eayrs — 1st New Hampshire Heavy Artillery, Co. F; b. Brooklyn, N.Y.; age 22; credited to Nashua, N.H.; enlisted Sept. 2, 1864, for 1 year; mustered in Sept. 6, 1864, as Priv.; mustered out June 15, 1865 at Washington, D.C. P. O. ad., Nashua, N.H. Died Nov. 25, 1915 (aged 72–73) at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Burial at the Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, New Hampshire.


George Frank Lord

Sergt. Major George Frank Lord, 3rd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. B; b. Parsonfield, Me.; age 19; res. Newmarket, N.H.; enl. Aug. 5, ’61; must. in Aug. 22, ’61, as Priv.; app. Sergt. Maj. Feb. 25, ’64; resigned warrant Mar. 10, ’64; tr. to Co. B; disch. Sept. 20, ’64, Concord, tm. ex. P.O. ad., Nat. Military home, Cal. See State Service.

George F. Lord, b. Parsonsfield, Me.; age 18; res. Newmarket, N.H.; enl. Apr. 26, ’61, by George W. Colbath, as Priv.; re-enl. May 10, ’61, for 3 yrs., in Dover Volunteers.; disch. disab. May 31, ’61. P.O. ad., Nat. Military Home, Cal. See 3rd N. H. V.

Officer, unidentified, NH backmark

Officer, unidentified. New Hampshire backmark

Union Officer, unidentified. Possibly Army or Navy. Carte de visite backmark: Davis Brothers, Photograph Rooms, No. 17 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, N.H. and No. 40 Water St., Exeter, N.H. Research continues.


Infantry Sergeant, New Hampshire—unidentified

Infantry Sergeant, New Hampshire – unidentified.

Possibly 12th, 13th or 14th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. Some images of Non- commissioned officers in all three of these regiments have been seen wearing dark blue trousers with light blue stripes, in contrast to the traditional light blue trousers with dark blue stripes. Research continues.

New Hampshire Carte de visite backmark: Kimball, Concord, N.H.

Wallace E. Noyes

Wallace E. Noyes was in Co. B, 7th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. At the time of his enlistment, he was a resident of Chittenden, Vermont. Enlisted on January 23, 1862 as a Private. On February 12, 1862 he mustered into Co. B. He would die of disease six months later on July 14, 1862.

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.

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