Vol. VII, Episode 13
Charles H. Curtiss
Join Will as he shows us a grouping from the collection of the Detroit Historical Society - the early war jacket, junior officer frock coat and line sash of Captain Charles H. Curtiss of Co. E, 7th Michigan Infantry.
The Charles H. Curtiss Grouping
Charles Curtiss started service in the 7th Michigan as their first quartermaster sergeant in 1861.
He eventually rose to the rank of Captain of Co. E, 7th Michigan. He was mustered out in 1864.
Want to learn more about junior officer frock coats?
View our episode here on Junior Officer Frock coats.
Special Thank You!
CWDD would like to give a special thanks to Historic Fort Wayne for allowing us to film on location
and also to the Detroit Historical Society for access to their collection.
Historic Fort Wayne Coalition
Detroit Historical Society
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