CDV OF PRIVATE CHARLES JENKINS – 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

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Item Code: 945-160

Bust view identified as Charles R. Jenkins wearing the double piped shell jacket of the 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. His jacket is open to reveal a dark shirt or vest with a shield shaped ID pin.

Image has a grainy appearance due to foxing.  Mount and paper are good.

Reverse has no photographer’s imprint. Modern pencil note from album page reads “GREAT GRANDFATHER JENKINS.” There is also some collector information in pencil.

Jenkins enlisted as a private in Company G, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry on August 22, 1862. He was promoted corporal on November 10, 1864 and was transferred from Company G to Company L. He was mustered out June 21, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.

The 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry was organized in October of 1862 and was assigned to the Army of the Cumberland. The regiment saw action at Stones River, Mossy Creek and several smaller skirmishes. During its service the regiment lost 128 officers and men killed, died of wounds and disease plus many others wounded.  [ad]

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