Lt. William H. Sturgis, Standish, ca. 1863

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William H. Sturgis of Standish was mustered into Co. H of the 17th Maine Volunteer Infantry on August 18, 1862. He was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in Co. B in December 1863, and as a 1st lieutenant in June 1864.

He became a brevet captain for bravery at Amelia Springs on April 6, 1865.

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  • Title: Lt. William H. Sturgis, Standish, ca. 1863
  • Creator: A. C. Lewis, Portland
  • Creation Date: circa 1863
  • Subject Date: circa 1863
  • Location: Standish, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2293, Carte de visite album
  • Collection: Capt. Granville F. Sparrow Civil War collection
  • Object Type: Image

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