Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Meeley-Pvt.-Michael-C.-31944Michael Meeley enlisted on August 28, 1862, and was mustered into Company E, 13th Kansas Infantry on September 20, 1862.

The 13th Kansas Infantry was organized on September 10, 1862, at Atchison, Kansas; the regiment fought in the 1862 battles of Newtonia and Prairie Grove and the 1863 capture of Fort Smith.

Meeley received a disability discharge on October 15, 1863, at Camp Stanton, Kansas.

Carte-de-Visite by Unknown Photographer

The Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive image and information.

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