Major General Alexander Shaler of General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment, 7th New York Infantry Regiment, and 65th New York Infantry Regiment in uniform with haversack, canteen and sword

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Major General Alexander Shaler of General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment, 7th New York Infantry Regiment, and 65th New York Infantry Regiment in uniform with haversack, canteen and sword

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1861-1865

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A full-body portrait photograph of Union Colonel Alexander Shaler in uniform with haversack, canteen and sword

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Colonel Alexander Shaler
(1827 - 1911)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 65th New York Infantry
On the Campaign-He commanded the regiment in Maryland. They were in Pleasant Valley on 16 September, marched nearly to Harpers Ferry and back to Keedysville on the 17th, and arrived on the battlefield of Antietam about 11 a.m. on 18 September 1862.

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