CDV OF LOUIS R. FRANCINE, 7TH NEW JERSEY INFANTRY, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

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Image shows Francine in uniform. He wears a non-regulation coat with shoulder straps (Major or Lt. Colonel). Image is clear with good contrast. Mount has two small chips to border along top edge. Reverse has pencil identification. Photographer’s backmark, Decamp & Crane, Newark, NJ.

Louis R. Francine served as Colonel and commander of the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry at the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. On July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg, Colonel Francine's regiment was detached from its brigade to support Captain A. Judson Clark's New Jersey artillery battery as it defended the Third Corps position near the Peach Orchard. As the Confederates attacked, Colonel Francine was severely wounded in the thigh. His injury proved to be mortal, and he died two weeks later in Philadelphia. He received a posthumous brevet promotion to Brigadier General for "gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Gettysburg, PA, where he was mortally wounded".

The distinctive bullet-shaped 7th New Jersey Infantry monument stands on the spot in Excelsior Field where he was wounded.

Louis Francine was born on March 26, 1837 in Philadelphia. He was commissioned as a Captain in Company A, 7th NJ on September 18, 1861. He died on July 16, 1863 and is buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia.  [jet] [ph:L]

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