Image of Federal Soldier in the Signal Corps. Has case for telescope at his side. ID'd on the back as Samuel Steele Sample First Lieutenant of the Fifth Iowa from Keokuk Iowa. Mustered into the 5th Iowa Infantry on January 1, 1861. Honorably mustered out July 30, 1864. Later rejoined army as Captain in Signal Corps from 1898 to 1899.
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier