Contributed by Maine State Archives
Francis M. Eveleth of Presque Isle enlisted in the 7th Maine Infantry as assistant surgeon. On Feb. 13, 1863, he was appointed regimental surgeon, and, in August 1864, became surgeon of the 1st Maine Veteran Infantry.
He mustered out on June 28, 1865. He received an invalid's pension in December 1891 and died in 1895.
He was born in 1832 in Phillips, to Frederic and Elizabeth Eveleth. He had two sisters, Mary and Martha, and two brothers, Fernando and Charles, who also served in the Civil War. Eveleth was a graduate of the Ohio Medical College.
The men mustered in on August 21, 1861 in Augusta.
About This Item
- Title: Francis M. Eveleth, Presque Isle, ca. 1861
- Creation Date: 1861
- Subject Date: 1861
- Town: Presque Isle
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Carte de visite
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine State Archives
84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0084
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LC Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864)
- Soldiers--Maine--Presque Isle
- Portrait photographs
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Eveleth, Francis M. 1832-1895--Portrait photographs
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