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Mead, Larkin Goldsmith


Age: 0, credited to Unknown
Unit(s): Artist/Photographer
Service: Worked as an artist for Harper's Weekly and was hired by BGen W. F. Smith to do topographical drawings of Confederate positions in the Virginia Penisula in 1862 until he was nearly killed by a Confederate sharpshooter. Both he and photographer George Houghton had had enough of the war by the summer of 1862 and they returned to Brattleboro and Mead left to study sculpture in Italy.

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Birth: 01/03/1835, Chesterfield, NH
Death: 10/15/1910

Burial: English Cemetery, Florence, Italy
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Wikipedia
Findagrave Memorial #: 14680681


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not eligible
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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English Cemetery, Florence, Italy

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