Another excellent photograph from Jim Silliman’s album.

He’s Roland LeVaughn, a mechanic from Rocky Hill, CT. He enlisted in Company C of the 16th Connecticut as a Private, was promoted to Corporal in Maryland in September 1862, and was appointed First Sergeant of Company A in December 1863, which must have been about when this picture was taken.

Roland and his brother William (First Sergeant, Company C) were both prisoners of war at Andersonville, GA. William died there on 7 September 1864 and Roland died in a prison in Charleston, SC about two weeks later.

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