Portrait of Robert H. Hendershot, seated, with drum and flag, 1862. Detroit. Enlisted in company B, Eighth Infantry, as Drummer, Aug. 19, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 13. Joined regiment at Fredericksburg, Va., Nov. 28, 1862. Discharged for disability at Falmouth, Va., Dec. 27, 1862 (Descriptive Roll Eighth Michigan Volunteers).