[CIVIL WAR]. A group of 6 CDVs of US Colored Troop officers while stationed in Louisiana, comprising:

CDV, composite view of officers of the 10th US Colored Heavy Artillery. Baton Rouge, LA: A.D. Lytle, [ca 1860s] (toning and soiling to print, minor loss along top edge of print, mount trimmed). Brigadier General Charles A. Hartwell is shown at center. He enlisted as 1st lieutenant, 11th US Infantry, 8/1861, brevetted captain 6/1862, brevetted major, 6/1863, commissioned colonel, Field & Staff, 77th USCT, brevetted lieutenant colonel, 12/1863, brevetted lieutenant colonel, 3/1865, transferred into Field & Staff, 10th USCT Heavy Artillery, 10/1865, brevetted brigadier general, 12/1865, commissioned captain, 11th US Infantry, 10/1866. Other possible subjects include Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Hamblen, enlisted as sergeant, Co. G, 3rd Maine Infantry, 6/1861, promoted second lieutenant, 6/1862, commissioned captain, Co. D, 80th USCT, 9/1863, mustered into 10th USCT Heavy Artillery, 5/1864; and Edward P. Loring, enlisted as first lieutenant, Co. B, 13th Maine Infantry, 11/1861, commissioned major, 10th USCT Heavy Artillery, 3/1863, brevetted lieutenant colonel, 3/1865.


CDV of Stephen H. Rhodes, autographed in lower margin ("S.H. Rhodes, Capt. 9th USCT"). New Orleans, LA: S. Anderson, [ca 1860s] (light spotting). Rhodes enlisted as a corporal, Co. A, 34th Massachusetts Infantry, commissioned first lieutenant, Co. D, 9th USCT, 11/1863, WIA Deep Bottom Run, VA, 8/1864, promoted adjutant, 2/1865, then captain, 3/1866. 


CDV of John H. Webber, autographed on verso ("J.H. Webber / Cambridge Post"). New Orleans, LA: S. Anderson, [ca 1860s] (soiling in margins). Enlisted as a private, Co. B, 1st Massachusetts Battalion Heavy Artillery, promoted corporal, 9/1863, commissioned as second lieutenant, Co. E, 9th USCT, 3/1865, promoted first lieutenant, 11/1865. 


CDV of Henry E. Losey. "In the Field, Morganza," [LA]: A. Paersch, [ca 1860s] (light soiling in right margin, short tear along right edge of print). Enlisted as a private, Co. A, 77th Illinois Infantry, 9/1862, commissioned as major, Field & Staff, 67th USCT, 1/1864, promoted lieutenant colonel 3/1865, transferred to Field & Staff, 92nd USCT. 


CDV of E.S. Rigney, ink identified on verso (possibly signed). New Orleans, LA: Theo. Lilienthal, [ca 1860s] (mount trimmed). Enlisted as sergeant, Co. I, 90th New York Infantry, 10/1861, commissioned as captain, Co. K, 99th USCT, 9/1863. 


CDV of Henry S. Strong. Baton Rouge, LA: T. Keddy, Successor to Bogel & Sheppers, 21 March 1865 (mount trimmed, loss to top left corner of print). Possibly showing Henry S. Strong, who enlisted as a private at New Orleans and mustered into Co. D, 76th USCT, 3/1863, which saw action at the Siege of Port Hudson.

Provenance:Eugene R. Groves Collection of 19th Century Photography

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