Civil War Soldier CDV of. 17th Indiana Cavalry and 17th USCT. USCT was stationed in Nashville, Tennessee and this CDV has a Nashville backstamp. Light abrasion over the head. Slightly warped edge (upper left).
Began the study of law just before the breaking-out of the late war, and in April, 1861, enlisted as private in Company I, Seventeenth Indiana Volunteers afterward mounted and formed part of. " Wilder's Brigade " of Mounted Infantry in the Army of the Cumberland. Was in active field service with the regiment until after the battle of Chickamauga and the campaign which followed, when in January, 1863, went before Board of Regular and Volunteer Officers, at Nashville, Tenn. Organized for the purpose of examining applicants for commissions in colored troops.
Received commission as First Lieutenant, and was assigned to the Seventeenth United States Colored Infantry to date February 26, 1864. Commanded company in the battle of Nashville , December 15 and 16, 1864. Was promoted to Captaincy in same regiment, and while on duty at Decatur, Ala.
Received an accidental wound and was rendered unfit for field duty and was appointed Post Treasurer of Nashville, Tenn. And afterward Provost Mashal sic of that place. Was mustered out of the service with command on the 29th day of April, 1866, having served as volunteer five years to a day. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas. Was a private in the 17th.
Was a Lieutenant and Captain in the 17th United States Colored Troops. Was the Provost General of Tennessee. He was elected first Mayor of Kingman Kansas. He was Greensburg Town Company treasurer and secretary. I welcome comments and questions.The item "Civil War Soldier CDV Harrison Henry Patten 17th Indiana Cavalry / 17th USCT" is in sale since Saturday, January 21, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "handmade_junque" and is located in Bakersfield, California. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, BR, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM.