CDV OF JOHN COLLINS, 13th MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

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Item Code: 450-106

CDV is a chest-up view of John Collins. He is wearing a dark colored coat with stand-up collar.

Reverse does not have a photographer’s imprint. There is a handwritten inscription in period ink which reads, “JOHN COLLINS, SOUTHBORO CENTRE, MASS”.

Image is clear and the contrast is good. Surface has some light dirt from age. Image has yellowed with time.

John Collins was born in Southborough, MA on November 6, 1843. He worked as a shoemaker. He enlisted as a Private on March 19, 1862, at the age of 18, and was mustered into Co. “K”, 13th MA Infantry. He was transferred out on October 7, 1863 into the 18th Co. Veteran Reserves Corps 2. He reenlisted on May 13, 1864, was promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1865, and then was discharged for disability on September 25, 1865 at Albany, NY. After the war, Collins lived in Holliston, MA. Collins was a member of GAR Post #22 (Major E.F. Fletcher) in Milford, MA. Collins died on January 28, 1900.   [sh]

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