DOES ANYONE KNOW THE NAME OF THIS UNION OFFICER or what unit he served under? He is a 2LT. On the reverse side of the photo it says Partridge's Gallery, Wheeling West Virginia.It has been used because there is a stamp on it.
Findagrave was founded in 1998. When I first joined this site back in July 1999, we had to mail our photos to Utah and they would upload the records. I can account for many more famous records on this site that show me as the one who found and created the famous record. F-A-G only shows 112 This meant I did not get credit for many records. Anytime you see my photos dated before 2002, that meant I found the records but only credited with the photo. I have numerous trees on ancestry that I have done for friends. Ancestry com is where family trees are put together. Findagrave is a separate entity---This is one of my contributions I leave to future posterity.
I DO NOT change what is on a gravestone. Do not send EDITS asking me to do change the gravestone.
Tips on researching your family tree.
Records from the 1800s:
Example 1. Mary T. Lincoln, the 'T'
usually represents her maiden name, not her middle initial.
Example 2. Robert Todd Lincoln. The first born son's middle name is usually his mothers maiden name.In this example, Todd is his mothers maiden name.
My goal is to do Quality Work, Not Quantity Work.Copyright information: You may use my photos. Most people do not give credit to the people who actually take the photos.People listed as FAMOUS on this site are "maintained by findagrave", which means only they can edit/add information. Any records I have that are Famous, I can't change a thing for you, sorry.