Louis Nathan Chapin was a young printer before the war, survived combat at Antietam in September 1862, was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in December 1862, and mustered out with his Company in June 1863. He was a life-long newspaperman and publisher after the war.

He wrote and published a history of his regiment, the 34th New York Infantry – the Herkimer Regiment – in about 1903 on the occasion of the dedication of the monument to his regiment on the battlefield at Antietam.

His photograph here is from that volume, which is online from the Internet Archive.

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