CDV OF WILLIAM SCUDDER STRYKER, PAYMASTER, NJ NATIONAL GUARD INFANTRY

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CDV is a chest-up view of a Union soldier in uniform named William Scudder Stryker of the NJ National Guard Infantry.  He is wearing a dark colored, double breasted jacket with shoulder boards. On the jacket is a 19th Corps badge.

Reverse of image is marked with the photographer’s imprint, “BALDWIN & STEPHENS, NOS, 65 AND 81 HIGH STREET, COLUMBUS, OHIO”. Above this is a handwritten inscription that reads, “MAJOR STRYKER”. Also present on the reverse is an orange tax stamp which has been initialed.

Image is clear with good contrast. Some light surface dirt is present.

William Scudder Stryker was born in New Jersey and enlisted on April 16, 1861 in Trenton, NJ as a Private into Co. “A” NJ National Guard Infantry. He was promoted to a Major on February 19, 1863 and commissioned into the US Volunteers Paymaster’s Dept. On November 25, 1865 he was promoted by Brevet to Lt. Colonel. He was mustered out on July 16, 1861 at Trenton, NJ. He resigned from this position on June 30, 1866. Major Stryker died on October 29, 1900.

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