Civil War Tintype Photograph in Case - Sgt John W Crosby
Civil War era 1/16" Plate Tintype Photograph in Case. Sgt. John W. Crosby, 5th New Hampshire Infantry. Died March 18, 1898 as Col. - Fought Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Antietam, Ball's Bluff, Cold Harbor and Chancellorsville. The case measures 2 inches x 1 3/4 inches. Very Good Condition with case spine intact!
Lt. John W. Crosby. Initial service with the Milford Volunteers; b. Lowell, Mass.; age 24; res. Milford; enl. Apr. 22, ’61, as Sergt.; elected 1 Sergt. of Capt. George H. Gillis’s Co. on or about June 12, ’61; disch. July 12, ’61, as 1 Sergt., Ft. Constitution, Newcastle, N.H.
Source: THE HISTORY OF MILFORD, GEORGE A. RAMSDELL. FAMILY REGISTERS BY WILLIAM P. COLBURN. PUBLISHED BY THE TOWN. COMMITTEE OF PUBLICATION: GEORGE A. WORCESTER, CLINTON S. AVERILL. WILLIAM P. COLBURN, JOHN W. CROSBY, JOHN E. FOSTER, WILLIAM H. W. HINDS. CONCORD, N. H.: THE RUMFORD PRESS