c. 1862. Signed photograph of Josiah C. Williams, 1st Lieutenant, Co I, 27th Indiana Vols. Head and torso shot of Williams in a Civil War uniform looking to his left. Williams entered the regiment as a 1st Lieutenant and left as a Captain. ( M540 ROLL 83). Captain Williams may be recorded on Findagrave, death in 1897, wife Laura Ebert Williams (1850-1919 (m. 1866), child Dottie Williams Graves (1868-1933 m. Henry W. Graves, one grandchild Philip Graves. They are buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Neosho, Missouri.
The 27th Regiment Indiana Infantry was heavily involved in many battles- in 1862, they fought at Mississippi Flotilla, Winchester, VA, Cedar Mountain, VA, Antietam, MD. In 1863, they fought at Chancellorsville, VA, f on July 2nd & 3rd at Gettysburg. In 1864, they fought at Resaca, GA, Dallas, GA, Peach Tree Creek, GA & Atlanta, GA. Williams was clergy, and was wounded at Antietam in 1862.
2 3/8 x 4" image on card. On verso is written in pen, "Compliments of Josiah C. Williams, 27th Ind. Vols. Slt fox spotting, otherwise vgc.. OCLC 28415643. Item #28069