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Photo #31585

Last Name: Light

First Name : Franklin

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Subject's City: Lima

Subject's State: OH

Subject's County: Allen

Subject's Country: United States

Date: 1901-1920


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Type** : B&W

Comments: Franklin Light (Nee: ) | Lima OH United States | 1901-1920 | Comments: ** PLEASE NOTE: Photograph was copied from eBay and I do not have the original, nor any additional information. All identifying information was provided on eBay with the photograph. However, in some cases I may have done a little research on the name and added to the comment field to help a researcher for the photograph. ** FRANKLIN LIGHT: Nice image of a G.A.R. veteran. He is wearing a small round G.A.R. membership button in his lapel and has a large G.A.R ribbon above his left pocket. The ribbon reads "MART AHMSIHONG (?) POST NO. 202 G.A.R. - LIMA, OHIO". Written on the back in pencil is "FRANKLIN LIGHT - 81ST OHIO - 8-31-62 - 7-13-65". Obviously his enlistment and discharge dates. *** NOTE: A little Civil War and census research finds: Service Record: Franklin Light, Enlisted as a Private on 31 August 1862 at the age of 21. Enlisted in Company G, 81st Infantry Regiment Ohio on 31 August 1862. Mustered out Company G, 81st Infantry Regiment Ohio on 13 July 1865 in Louisville, KY. Possibly died about 1916, widow ISABEL/ISABELLE LIGHT. He was shown on census first in Darke County, OH, and then in Lima, Allen County, OH.

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