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This image shows him wearing a jaunty civilian bow tie and a navy blue
wool Union Army
sack coat. The original image is believed to have been taken sometime
between September 1862 and June 1864. An electronic copy of the original image, and written permission to post it on the 80th Indiana website, are courtesy of Brian and Triva Schrader.
Frank was a resident of Patoka in Gibson County, Indiana when he enlisted in what became Company A of the 80th Indiana. He was mustered into the Union Army at the rank of 5th Corporal for a 3 year term of service on September 4, 1862 at Camp Gibson near the town of Princeton in Gibson County, Indiana. He was transferred to the Veterans' Reserve Corps (VRC) in June 1864.
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Source: Regimental Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Volumes III, IV, and VIII, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana (Indianapolis, Indiana, 1866).
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