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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.
About This Item
- Title: Henry Daniels, Portland, 1861
- Creator: H. H. Wilder Photographer, Portland
- Creation Date: 1861
- Subject Date: 1861
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--People--Daniels
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- African Americans--Maine--Portland
- Fort Preble (Me.)
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States. Army--Facilities
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