Walter Miles Parker (18--)

Walter Miles Parker (18--)

Image number: PR01725

Twenty-four year old Walter Miles Parker enlisted in the 1st Florida Cavalry Regiment at Houston, Florida on November 23, 1861. His service records indicate that he owned a horse worth $150 and horse equipment valued at $10. With his regiment Parker left Florida for Tennessee in the spring of 1862. He fell ill and on May 30, 1862 he died at the Academy Hospital in Chattanooga. The soldier’s mother, M.A. Parker, filed a claim for his back pay in September 1863.

John Simmons and friend (18--)

John Simmons and friend (18--)

Image Number: PR01726

John Jasper Simmons (it is unknown which of the soldiers is Simmons) was sixteen years old when he enlisted in Captain Angus D. McLean’s Company H of the 6th Florida Infantry at Mount Vernon Arsenal in April 1862. Simmons was on sick furlough shortly after his enlistment, but was able to return to his regiment in time for its advance into Kentucky with General Kirby Smith. John Simmons was left sick in a Frankfort, Kentucky hospital on October 1, 1862 and died there a few days later.

Two confederate soldiers (186-)

Two confederate soldiers (186-)

Image Number: RC11558

The soldier on the left is unknown. The soldier on the right is Albert Croft, Jr.

Confederate soldier Laurie M. Anderson (186-)

Confederate soldier Laurie M. Anderson (186-)

Image Number: RC11475

Laurie M. Anderson of Tallahassee was a member of the Bradford Light Infantry, Co. A, Florida Battalion. He died in April 7, 1862, at the Battle of Shiloh. The 1st Florida Volunteer Infantry fought in the Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862.

Roderick K. Shaw, Jr. (18--)

Roderick K. Shaw, Jr. (18--)

Image Number: N031207

Portrait of John F. Bartholf: Pineland, Florida (187-)

Portrait of John F. Bartholf: Pineland, Florida (187-)

Image Number: N028753

Bartholf was a Union Officer over an all-black troop in South Florida during the Civil War. Became key leader in old Manatee County's Republican Party. Also referred to as the Father of Education in the Peace River Valley.

Frederick Jost (between 1861 and 1865)

Frederick Jost (between 1861 and 1865)

Image number: N046331

Frederick Jost was a veteran of the 17th New York cavalry who transferred to accept a commission in the 1st Florida Union Cavalry.

Members of the 75th Ohio Infantry in Jacksonville (1864)

Members of the 75th Ohio Infantry in Jacksonville (1864)

Image number: PR01717

Five soldiers of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers (18--)

Five soldiers of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers (18--)

Image number: N039652

Top: Miles Moore, Musician, Co. H.; John Goosberry, Musician, Co. E.Middle: William J. Netson, Principal Musician, Co. K.

Bottom: Robert J. Jones, Pvt., Co. I.; Henry Steward, Sergt., Co. E.

Soldiers of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers (18--)

Soldiers of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers (18--)

Image number: N039653

Top: Jeremiah Rolls, 1st Sergt., Co. I.; Abram C. Simms, Corp., Co. I.Middle: George Lipscomb, Corp., Co. I.; Thomas Bowman, Sergt., Co. I.

Bottom: Isom Ampey, Pvt. Co. K.; John H. Wilson, Sergt. Major.

Officers of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers (18--)

Officers of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers (18--)

Image number: N039654

Upper, left to right: Chaplain Samuel Harrison; Lt. Frank M. Welch.

Lower, left to right: Lt. Stephen A. Swails; Lt. Peter Vogelsang.

Parole form for Private Aaron Geiger, prisoner of the Army of Northern Virginia

Parole form for Private Aaron Geiger, prisoner of the Army of Northern Virginia (1865)

Image number: N045657

Oath of Allegiance to the United States, signed by Confederate soldier John Wiley Gilbert after the Civil War (1865)

Oath of Allegiance to the United States, signed by Confederate soldier John Wiley Gilbert after the Civil War (1865)

Image number: MA0325

Signed by Gilbert in Coweta County, Georgia. Dated September 1, 1865.