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John Kayser, Captain, 1st Lieutenant, 12th Missouri Infantry Volunteers (Union).

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Identifier: P0084-0040

Title: John Kayser, Captain, 1st Lieutenant, 12th Missouri Infantry Volunteers (Union).

Description: Bust portrait of a man in uniform. "Capt John Kayser C. S., U.S.A. 1864" (written below image on album page). There is a 3 cent stamp on reverse side of the image. Capt. John Kayser, a German immigrant, was commissioned a 1st Lt. in the 12th Missouri Volunteer Infantry November 16, 1861 and was promoted to Captain in the same unit on October 4, 1862. The following July he was detailed as a Commissary of Substinance officer before he resigned from the army in May 1865 (John G. Kayser Papers, MHS archives).

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1864

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Hoelke and Benecke, St. Louis

Subjects: John Kayser
captain
1st Lieutenant
12th Missouri Infantry Volunteers
Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
soldier
Union
Portrait
man
Hoelke and Benecke
Commissary of Substinance officer

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