Cdv of Captain Eli Waugaman, 40th PA (11th PRC) Infantry officer. He was captured and exchanged in 1862. Research has shown he was also wounded by artillery shells at Spotsylvania in 1864.
Plumb Gallery, Washington, DC b/m. Wear as shown in the scan.
Residence Westmoreland County PA;
Enlisted on 6/17/1861 as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 6/17/1861 he was commissioned into "I" Co. PA 40th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 6/13/1864 at Pittsburgh, PA
He was listed as:
* POW (date and place not stated)
* Exchanged 8/27/1862 (place not stated) (Exchanged for James W Roscoe 18th TN)
* Capt 4/10/1863
* Major 3/13/1865 by Brevet
Buried: Blairsville Cem, Blairsville, Indiana Co,PA
WAUGAMAN, Eli, a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, 1834; captain, Company I, 40th Regiment, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserves (1861-1864, Civil War); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; unseated by contest, March 14, 1893; died in 1897; interred, Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.