Scarce image of a New York engineer with insignia on forage cap.
Identified to Joseph S. Benedick, Co “C,” 1st New York Engineers. He enlisted in October of 1861 as an Artificer, and mustered out 10 October, 1864 at New York City.
Photographed by D. Appleton & Co., NYC.
A strong image of Benedict in studio, his forage cap with engineer insignia beside him. A scarce image.
From the Mike McAfee Collection.