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Lt. Col. Charles W. Abbott

Lt. Col. Charles W. Abbott served with the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteer Veterans Infantry. He was also a member of the First Defenders from Pennsylvania who answered President Abraham Lincoln's call at the very beginning of the war. Additonal information on Lt. Col. Abbott and the 47th Pennsylvania Volunteer Veterans Infantry may be found at http://www.enter.net/~rocketeer/cwabbott.html. Photograph and information submitted by Lt. Col. Abbott's great great great grandson, Larry E. Long.


Lt. Col. Charles W. Abbott
The medal he is wearing is a 19th Corp Insignia

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