Creator

unknown

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Rank

1st Lieutenant, later Captain

Unit

4th Maine Infantry, Co.A

Residence

Montville

Description

A photo of Richard Small Ayer, age 32 as a first lieutenant of the 4th Maine Infantry. Mustered in June 15, 1861, promoted to Captain Co. A December 1861. Discharged for disability March 22, 1862. He was a U.S. Congressman from Virginia in 1870-71, and in the Maine House of Representatives in 1888.

Keywords

officer, pistol, infantry, frock coat

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Credit: Special Collections, Bangor Public Library

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Keywords

officer, pistol, infantry, frock coat

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