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Payson Wolfe at Cross Village Reservation

Payson Wolfe at Cross Village Reservation


Payson Wolfe, dressed in a suit and holding his hat, stands in front of a log house with a fenced enclosure behind him. Small wildflowers are in bloom on the ground. The inscription at the top read, " Payson Wolfe, Roy's grandfather, bodyguard & sharpshooter in Civil War to Gen. Burnside.


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TitlePayson Wolfe at Cross Village Reservation

Title by cataloger. The Civil War, which included time in Andersonville Prison and serious physical injuries, took a great toll on Payson Wolfe's life his family, and his marriage that ended in divorce.

Location In PhotoCross Village, Michigan
CollectionPrivate Collection

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