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19567 Charles M Judd Illinois Colvin’s Light Artillery
CDV of Lt Judd signed on the front in period pencil.
Backmark T. H. Smiley’s, Knoxville, Tenn. $125
Charles M. Judd
Residence Chicago IL; a 28 year-old Printer.
Enlisted on 2/28/1864 at Chicago, IL as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 4/9/1864 he was commissioned into IL Colvin's Light
Artillery . He was transferred out on 3/23/1865
On 3/23/1865 he transferred into "Battery K" Co. IL 1st
Light Artillery. He was Mustered Out on 7/15/1865
He was described at enlistment as:
5' 8", fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair
born in New York
Member of GAR Post # 573 (Washington) in Chicago, IL
COLVIN'S LIGHT BATTERY
Colvin's Light Battery.-Capt., John H. Colvin; First
Lieuts., Charles M. Judd, John S. Huntsinger; Second
Lieuts., John S. Huntsinger, William L. Williams, Virgil
This battery was composed of men detached from the
107th Ill. and 33rd Ky. infantry and the 22nd Ind. battery,
and was organized as a battery on Oct. 6, 1863. Its first
experience after organization was in the Knoxville
campaign and it remained in eastern Tennessee doing
garrison duty for the remainder of its term of service. In
March, 1865, it was transferred and assigned as Battery
K, 1st Ill. light artillery, and it was mustered out of
service, July 15, 1865.