CDV OF GEORGE B. WINSLOW, 1ST NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY – WIA THE WILDERNESS, MAY 1864

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Image is a bust view of George B. Winslow wearing a dark colored jacket with stand-up collar and shoulder straps. Image is clear with good contrast. Light surface dirt is present.

Backmark reads, “B.W. ADDIS, PHOTOGRAPHER, McCLEES GALLERY, 308 PENNA. AVENUE, WASHINGTON, D.C.”.

George B. Winslow enlisted at the age of 29 as a First Lieutenant on August 10, 1861 at Gouverneur, New York. On October 21, 1861 he was commissioned in to Co. “Battery D”, 1st New York Light Artillery. He was promoted to Captain on March 6, 1863. He is listed as wounded on May 5, 1864 at The Wilderness, and was discharged for those wounds on October 26, 1864.

Following the war he was postmaster of Gouverneur, NY. He died of tuberculosis in Vienna, VA 9/30/1883, and is buried in Riverside Cemetery in Gouvernour.  [SM/LD]

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