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21022 James W. Chaney 49th Illinois CDV of Cheney in a bust view.
No back mark, a couple very minor soft bends at top. Identified from
the HDS database. $150
James W. Cheney
Residence Vandalia IL; 19 years old.
Enlisted on 6/20/1861 as a Private.
On 6/20/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. OH 7th Infantry
He was discharged for promotion on 12/20/1861
On 12/30/1861 he was commissioned into "D" Co. IL 49th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 3/22/1865
* 1st Lieut 12/30/1861 (As of Co. D 49th IL Infantry)
* Capt 2/13/1862
born in Royalton, MA
Member of GAR Post # 17 (Fairbanks) in Detroit, MI
Member of GAR Post # 615 (Phil Sheridan) in Oak Park, IL
After the War he lived in Detroit, MI