He enlisted in Grundy County and served in the 127th, Company D, Illinois Infantry. The most fascinating thing here is Emilys letter.
As Best as I could figure out it reads: Sycamore, Dekalb, ___ Sept. Maxwell, I give this picture of James Richard Maxwell, ?? Father to hold, hus, ____Life.She will pass it to Mrs. She must take care of it, keep it in the family, never let it go to strangers. You c an reference these items by searching The Olive Tree Genealogy, the photos of the genealogy, and look for James R.
Maxwell, in the Civil War Archives. Keep in mind there was a James R. Who was in the Confederate Army.James Richard Maxwell, Company D, 127th Illinois Infantry. Please ask for more information and/or photos. The item "Antique Ambrotype copy to Paper, Civil War Photo Framed" is in sale since Thursday, February 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "unclutter3" and is located in Elgin, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.