Item #28069 Lt. Josiah C. Williams, carte de visite. Civil War, Photograph.
Lt. Josiah C. Williams, carte de visite.

Lt. Josiah C. Williams, carte de visite.

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


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