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William H. Johnson Civil war Photo-1862

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Re: William H. Johnson Civil war Photo-1862

Posted: 28 Jan 2005 4:12PM GMT
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Edited: 13 Dec 2005 9:06AM GMT
Lora I sent the photo though outlook but I foregot the Title so here it is Sorry.
Dennis.

Title: Cowan And His Men, May 1862, Just After The First Fight
Description: These four officers of the First New York Independent Battery seated in front of their tent, in camp on the left bank of the Chickahominy River, look like veterans, yet a year of warfare had not yet elapsed; and their first taste of powder at Lee's Mills had just occurred. First on the left is Andrew Cowan (later brevet-lieutenant-colonel), then lieutenant commanding the battery (he had been promoted to captain at Lee's Mills, but had not yet received his captain's commission). Next is First-Lieutenant William P. Wright (who was disabled for life by wounds received in the battle of Gettysburg), Lieutenant William H. Johnson (wounded at Gettysburg and mortally wounded at Winchester), and Lieutenant Theodore Atkins, sunstruck during the fierce cannonade at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863, and inca
Source: Miller, Francis T., The Photographic History of the Civil War Volume 5
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