Dog Tag of Private Samuel T. Dow, Company D, 15th New Hampshire Volunteers

ID disk, 1 in. diameter, with "WAR OF 1861" and "UNITED STATES" surrounding spread-winged eagle on obverse. Identification text presented on reverse: "S.T. DOW / CO. D / 15TH REG / NHV."

Samuel Dow, a 22-year-old from Northwood, NH, enlisted as a private on September 12, 1862. He mustered into Company D of the 15th New Hampshire Infantry. He was mustered out in August of 1863 but was later mustered back into Company I of the 18th New Hampshire on February 28, 1865, when he was also promoted to the rank of sergeant.

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