Lt Jarvis W Dean

31 March 2019

Sergeant Jarvis W. Dean of Company K, 35th Massachusetts Infantry was wounded in the right shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant of Company H on 1 October but resigned and was discharged for wounds in April 1863.

In June 1863 he was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in the 16th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps (VRC) and served with them to February 1865. He’s in VRC uniform in the photograph above, offered for sale in 2019 by the Excelsior Brigade.

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