Cdv of Captain Dana Willis King, 8th New Hampshire Infantry. King was 29-years-old and living in Nashua when he enlisted on April 30, 1861, and mustered into Co. F. of the 1st New Hampshire with the rank of corporal.
He served his three months and mustered out in August, then was commissioned into Co. A, 8th New Hampshire Infantry as a second lieutenant that October. King was promoted to captain by the end of 1863, after more than two years of service in Louisiana. At Sabine Pass on April 8, 1864, he was wounded and taken prisoner, along with 42 others of his regiment.
Captain King was exchanged in late October of 1864, and returned to his unit, mustering out more than six months after the end of hostilities with the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Image is trimmed and has wear as shown. The photo group below of King are for reference only.
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