James M. Curtis - Civil War Veteran

James M. Curtis - Co. H 71st NYVI, from Franklinville, NY. Promoted to 2nd Lt. of the 71st NYVI. He is pictured here as member of 71st NYVI. As a member of the 71st NYVI he fought at the battle of Gettysburg near the famous Peach Orchard at the apex of Sickles’ 3rd Corps line on July 2, 1863. He was later Captain Co. A 188th NYVI which drew many men from Cattaraugus County. From the Kyle Stetz Collection.

Submitted by CAMP members.
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