Good overall Condition. Light staining on the images and cards along with some light edge wear from storage/age.
Believed to by Samuel W. Richardson of Cambridge. Commissioned into A Company of the MA 16th Infantry. Enlisted as Captain in 1861, promoted to Major in 1862 when transferred to Field & Staff, and then to Lt. Colonel in 1864 (not mustered). Mustered out in 1864 Boston.
Identification method = Removed from Family Album in which they were named, researched and cross referenced available records to match corresponding time, photographer, location, etc.
* Grove Hinman Loomis (1823-1898) was a prominent photographer and teacher in Boston, MA.