Sergeant Marcellus W. Darling - Civil War Veteran

Sgt. Marcellus W. Darling, Co. K, 154th Regt., N.Y.S. Vol., Inf. He enlisted at Leon and served throughout the war, writing frequently to his family. In the postwar years he became a minister. Late in life he wrote a memoir, most of which was dedicated to his Civil War service. It included this photograph, “taken while convalescing from typhoid fever.” Darling died in 1913 and is buried in Sioux City, Iowa. His brother Delos Darling also served in Co. K and died of intermittent fever in January 1865 at Annapolis, Maryland.⠀Dunkelman and Winey Collection, St. Bonaventure University, courtesy of University of Iowa Libraries.

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