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This is a carte-de-visite of Lt. William A. Welles, who resided in Osage, Kansas. During the Civil War, he was is a member of the 12th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Company C. He was mustered in on September 26, 1862, as a First Sergeant, promoted to First Lieutenant on October 30,1864, and resigned on May 9, 1865.
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
Item Number: 308148
Call Number: E495 K2. Inf12 Co C *20
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308148
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Service - Army - Infantry - 12th Infantry
Military - Wars - Civil War - Kansas Units - US Volunteers - 12th Kansas Volunteer Infantry
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Carte-de-visite
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Carte-de-visite
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Carte de visite