Henry Daniels, Portland, 1861

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

Henry Daniels, a native of Virginia, was living in Portland by 1850. He worked as a cook and caterer and, during the Civil War, was reportedly a valet to officers at Fort Preble in Cape Elizabeth. Fort Preble was a staging area for many Maine regiments.

Daniels and his wife, Jeanette, a native of New Hampshire, had four children, Henry A.W., Elizabeth M., Edward E.C., and Anna.

Daniels, born about 1819, died about 1880.

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About This Item

  • Title: Henry Daniels, Portland, 1861
  • Creator: H. H. Wilder Photographer, Portland
  • Creation Date: 1861
  • Subject Date: 1861
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--People--Daniels
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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