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FIRST REGIMENT CONNECTICUT HEAVY ARTILLERY, 1862 At Fort Richardson in Arlington, Virginia. The regiment returned to the defense of Washington and later was involved in fighting near Fort Fisher, N.C., as well as the sieges of Petersburg and...

Artillery Private and Wife. In addition to the crossed cannon insignea, this soldier's cap. Includes the letter "C" indicating his company or battery, but his regiment is unknown.Photo taken by J. S. Young, Washington, Pennsylvania. The presence of a tax stamp on the reverse indicates that this was made between late 1864 and early 1866.

Prosthetic Hand and Forearm of Colonel Peter Charles Gaillard (Charleston, SC) who lost his hand during the Federal siege of Morris Island in 1863. Gaillard later served at the Battles of Cold Harbor and Petersburg and was elected Mayor of Charleston in November 1865. Charleston Museum.

Capture of Fort Donelson. Third Great Grand Uncle, Christopher D. Brashier fought here (on the Confederate side) and was severely wounded. Battle was fought 11 Feb - 16 Feb, 1862.