Portrait of Lucius Abell Dillingham, 1862-1865. Soldier in Signal Service of U.S. Army cryptic description on back of photo.
Born c. 1837, New York. Enlisted on August 16, 1862, Syracuse, NY as a Second Lieutenant.
On September 10, 1862. He was commissioned into "I" Co., NY 122nd Infantry. He was discharged for promotion on March 3, 1863.
On March 3, 1863, he was comissioned into US Army Signal Corps. He was mustered out on August 11, 1865.
1st Lieutenant, October 8, 1862
Captain, January 15, 1864
Captain, April 4, 1865 by Brevet.
Source: Historical Data Systems, Inc., www.civilwar.com.