BUST VIEW CDV OF MAJOR EDWARD RAYMOND 36TH MASSACHUSETTS

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Item Code: 2020-789

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CDV has Raymond posed in left profile. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with major’s shoulder straps. On his chest is a ladder badge with a large 9th Corps badge drop.

Contrast is light but the clarity is good. Paper and mount are good but have light toning.

Reverse has a photographer’s imprint for a Worcester, Massachusetts photographer. The name of the artist is covered by a 3 cent tax stamp.

Image ID is confirmed by an online signed image.

Edward Tilly Raymond was born on August 8, 1844 in Worcester, Massachusetts.

He was a student when he enlisted as a private in Company K, 25th Massachusetts Infantry on September 10, 1861 and saw action at Roanoke Island and New Bern, North Carolina. He was discharged for promotion on August 26, 1862.

Raymond was commissioned a 1st lieutenant in Company G of the 36th Massachusetts Infantry on August 22, 1862 and became captain of Company H January 30, 1863 and major on August 19, 1864. While with the 36th he saw service at Jackson, Tennessee and in Grant’s Overland Campaign at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Petersburg, Weldon Railroad and Poplar Spring Church. He was mustered out at Alexandria, Virginia on June 8, 1865.

After the war he returned to Worcester where he was a member of the George H. Ward Post #10 of the GAR and worked as a clerk and bail commissioner for the Central District Court.

Raymond died in Worcester on November 9, 1913 and is buried there in Worcester Rural Cemetery. [ad]

 

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