CDV OF FITZHUGH BIRNEY, 23RD PA. INFANTRY, U.S. SIGNAL CORPS, & ADJ. GEN. DEPT.

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Bust view of Fitzhugh Birney as a Captain. He wears a single-breasted frock with shoulder straps. Image is clean and clear with good contrast. Plain mount with no backmark. Faint period ink signature on back.

Fitzhugh Birney was from Philadelphia and enlisted on 12/1/1861 as a 1st Lieutenant in Company "A" of the 23rd Pa. Infantry. One month later transferred to the U.S. Signal Corps on 1/1/1862. Promoted to Captain and Asst. Adjutant General in the Adj. Gen. Department on 8/1/1862. He died of disease on 6/17/1864.  [jet] [ph:L]

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