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1860's RJ Shaffner CDV Civil War Photo, Corporal 84th, 57th, 105th PA


#087:

On reverse: "Respectfully Your Friend, R.J. Shaffner, Clearfield County, Penna" handwritten in old dip pen ink script at top. A clean beautiful image of a young soldier with hat, holding a book on an antique Victorian paisley tablecloth. Photo type: Victorian Carte de visite CDV Photograph. Photographer: Henry Bridge, Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Corporal Richard J. Shaffner of the 57th, 84th, and 105th PA. Born in Lawrence, Clearfield, Pennsylvania in 1840 to Samuel Shaffner and Eliza Conklin Shaffner. Richard J married Kenturah J Ogden (also listed as Keturah Cessna) in 1871, and had 5 children. He passed away on 1916 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania.

R.J. Shaffner, enlisted October 24, 1861 as a private; captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863; transferred to Co. K, 57th P.V. (Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers) on January 13, 1865; Civil War veteran. In later years he lived with Charles Kozel family in Pennsylvania census records, and is listed as their stepfather.

His Parents:
Samuel Shaffner 1814-1872
Eliza Conklin Shaffner 1817-1872
His Spouse, he married in 1871 after the war:
Kenturah J. Ogden 1844-1887
(also seen in census records as Keturah Jane Cessna Ogden Shaffner)
His Children:
Mary E. Ogden born 1862
Sarah E. Ogden born 1864
Laura E. Shaffner born 1870
Carrie S. Shaffner Hinkle born 1872, married Emmet or Emmett Hinkle.
Eliza May Shaffner born 1874

1860 US census, living at home before war:
Name: Richard J Shaffner
Age in 1860: 20
Birth Year: abt 1840
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Lawrence, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Household Age Birthplace
Samuel Shaffner 46 parent
Eliza Shaffner 43 parent
Philip C Shaffner 22
Richard J Shaffner 20
Henry C Shaffner 19
Sarah E Shaffner 17
John B Shaffner 15
Lewis C Shaffner 14
Charlotte Shaffner 11
Matilda Shaffner 10
Caroline Shaffner 8
Samuel Shaffner 6
Mary A Shaffner 2

Civil War records: Affiliate Publication Title: Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Pennsylvania.
Name: Richard J. Shaffner (R.J. Shafner)
Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Private
Military Final Rank: Corporal
Military Side: Union
State or Military Term: Pennsylvania
Military Unit: 84th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry

Name: Richard J. Shaffner
Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Corporal
Military Final Rank: Corporal
Military Side: Union
State or Military Term: Pennsylvania
Military Unit: 57th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
Military Company: Co. K

This is a beautiful old 1860's clearly signed CDV image, taken by H. Bridge, a skilled PA photographer. It was found in Dutchess County, NY. The scans are clear and wonderful of RJ, a Civil War veteran with a long and brave war record.

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy       Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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