Image of Group of surviving veterans of the Seventh Regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers at their annual reunion at Soldiers' Home, Bristol, R.I. September 8, 1897.
Ex-Gov. John W. Davis of R.I.; Maj. Gen. Zenas R. Bliss, U.S.A. retired; Maj. Ethan A.…
Image of Members of Battery D, First Rhode Island Light Artillery, Veteran Association at Roger Williams Park, June 1891.
John S. Gorton; John Rathbone; John Brod; Joseph W. Corey; Charles Gallagher; Charles E. May; Ezra K. Parker; Charles W.…
Volunteer Enlistment Paper – 1865
17 year old, native of Savannah, GA
Enlisted for service with 11th United States Colored Heavy Artillery, Battery G (previously 14th RI Heavy Artillery Colored)
Astoria Long Island
March 21, 1865
It is with feelings of
regret that I have to announce
to you the death of your husband
who was a 1st Sergt. In the 4th
Rhode Island Inf. And captured in
July he was a Comrade of…
Hd. Qrs. 8. U.S.H.A. Col’d
Fort Esperanza, Texas
May 5, 1864
I have the honor to inform
you that Corporal Albert G. Jackson
Co. B died last night of dysentery
and was buried today at 5 P.M.
I have the honor to be, Genl.
Civil War Veterans Memorial Day in Providence, R.I., 1937. Pictured:
Charles H. Leonard – age 95, Assistant Adjutant General
Charles H. Bullock – age 95, Past GAR Dept. Commander
Charles H. Lewis – age 88, GAR Commander