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Lt. William McChesney

William McChesney was born in Cranbury, New Jersey in 1834 and died in Orange, New Jersey in 1905. He enlisted with the 2nd D.C. Infantry, Company B as a Private in January 1862. He rose to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant by the time he was mustered out in June 1865. The photograph was taken some time post-war and shows him in his Grand Army of the Republic uniform.

Photograph and information submitted by Lt. McChesney's descendant, Robert A. Hill, General Alfred Pleasonton Camp #24, Department of California and Pacific, SUVCW.


Lt. William McChesney

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