Portrait of Albert Sonewald, 1861-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in company A, First Infantry, July 23, 1861, at Ann Arbor, for 3 years, age 35. Mustered July 26, 1861. Sergeant Aug. 12, 1862. Died of disease at Harewood Hospital, Washington, D.C., Oct. 31, 1863. Was in the following battles: Mechanicsville, Gaine's Mill, Malvern Hill, Gainesville, Antietam, Sheperdstown Ford, Second Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg (Descriptive Roll First Michigan Volunteers).