POST-WAR CABINET CARD PHOTO OF 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIVATE AUGUSTUS C. WHITE

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Image shows Augustus C. White of Company K. He wears a dark civilian suit with white shirt and a dark bowtie. Bottom of the mount has a printed caption with his name and Company.

Image has very good clarity and contrast. Mount has very light edge dirt. Paper is good.

Reverse has no photographer’s imprint. Inscribed in period ink is “AUGUSTUS C. WHITE 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE CO. K KEENE N H PAID 50.”

Augustus C. White was born in Nelson, New Hampshire on November 5, 1844. He enlisted as a private in Company K, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry on December 8, 1863 and was discharged on May 22, 1865

After the war White lived in Keene, New Hampshire. He died there on October 20, 1927 and is buried in Woodland Cemetery.

The 2nd New Hampshire was a hard fought regiment seeing action at 1st Bull Run, Williamsburg, Oak Grove, Gaines’ Mill, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, 2nd Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg where the 2nd bore the brunt of the assault on the Peach Orchard. After Gettysburg the 2nd garrisoned Point Lookout for a time before returning to the army to fight at Drewry’s Bluff, Cold Harbor and Petersburg.    [AD] [ph:L]

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