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Colonel Josiah F. Marsh of Preston. Served with the Ninth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

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Quantity 1 photoprint
Format Content Category: photographs
Format: carte-de-visite
Colorization: black and white
Physical Support: paper
Measurements 10.2 x 6 centimeters
Creation Photographer: Whitney's Gallery
Subjects Subject: Marsh, Josiah F.
Military officers.
Portraits.
Dates Content: Approximately 1865
Holding Type Photographs
ID Number por 28768 r1
Negative Number 100634
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User Comments

  • Andrew Timleck on October 26, 2010 11:39:34 PM

    John S. Marsh Biography and Civil War Narrative http://home.comcast.net/~timbode07/5thMinnesota/Marsh_John.html John S. Marsh was born about 1832-1834 in Canada. As a young adult he lived in Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota, working as an attorney. In 1860 he lived with Josiah F. Marsh (age 35 and also an attorney), Eunice O. Marsh (age 23), and Francis A. Marsh (age 13). All were born in Canada. John S. Marsh of Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota enlisted in Company B of the Second Wisconsin Infantry as a private on May 22, 1861. He was discharged in order to accept a commission of First Lieutenant of Company B of the 5th Minnesota Infantry on February 16, 1862. When Captain William B. Gere of Company B was promoted to Major in the 5th Minnesota on March 24, 1862, Lieutenant Marsh was promoted to Captain of Company B. With Company having left Fort Snelling, Minnesota, on March 22 under the command of First Sergeant Thomas P. Gere, Captain Marsh joined them at Fort Ridgel

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