VERY NICE INK SIGNED THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF 115TH NEW YORK OFFICER, 1st LT. JOHN DELOS PARKER

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CDV image of John D. Parker seated wearing a dark nine-button shell jacket with a low black felt collar out lined in light piping which then runs down the front of the jacket. The lower sleeves are adorned with galloons. Visible at his waist is his belt with Pattern 1851 plate.

Image has good clarity and contrast. Paper and mount are in good condition. Lower mount is marked CLARK, PHOTOGRAPHER…TROY.

Reverse has a very nice period ink inscription that reads “J. DELOSE PARKER, 1ST LIEUT CO. F 115TH N.Y. VOLS BEAUFORT S.C. JUNE 20TH 1863.” There is also some collector information in pencil.

John Delos Parker was born July 7, 1841 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He was commissioned a 1st lieutenant in Company F, 115th New York at Albany on August 20, 1862 and was discharged for disability on June 17, 1863.

Parker next enlisted as a private in Company M, 13th New York Heavy Artillery on September 1, 1864 but he was promoted to sergeant major on October 20, 1864 and was mustered out on June 21, 1865.

After the war Parker moved with his wife and two children to North Dakota. He died on May 24, 1928 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo, North Dakota.

115th New York was organized in August of 1862. During its service the regiment jumped around a lot serving in the Middle Department with the 8th Corps, the Department of Virginia with the 7th Corps, the Department of the South and the Army of the James in the 10th Corps, the 18th and again the 10th Corps and 24th Corps of the Army of the James, in Terry’s Provisional Corps of the Department of North Carolina and finished with that Department’s 10th Corps.

The regiment saw action at Harper’s Ferry, Fredericksburg, Olustee, Chester’s Station, Drewry’s Bluff, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Deep Bottom, Chaffin’s Farm and Fort Fisher. During its service the regiment lost 7 officers and 316 men killed and died of wounds and disease.

The 13th New York Heavy Artillery served as siege artillery with the 18th Corps.  [ad]

 

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