A few nice Ford van desert images I found:
Image from page 403 of “History of the First Light Battery Connecticut Volunteers, 1861-1865. Personal records and reminiscences. The story of the battery from its organization to the present time” (1901)
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Title: History of the First Light Battery Connecticut Volunteers, 1861-1865. Personal records and reminiscences. The story of the battery from its organization to the present time
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Beecher, Herbert W De Morgan, John, ed
Subjects: United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Battery, 1st (1861-1865) United States — History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories
Publisher: New York, A. T. De La Mare Ptg. and Pub. Co., Ltd
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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is A, Upson, was an honored member of the HannahWoodruff Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution ofSouthington, Conn. Comrade Upson, since the war, has held several responsible positions with manufacturing concerns in Connecticut. He resides at Watertown, near Waterbury, Conn. * * * HDQAR VAN HORN, of Milford, Conn., enlisted and mustered in January 29, 1864; mustered out of theUnited States service at Manchester, op-posite Richmond, Va., June 11, 1865. Comrade Van Horn was born in Mil-ford April 22, 1846. Comrade Van Hornrecalls with pride that though only arecruit, he participated in the engage-ments at Chester Station, Proctors Creek,Drewrys Bluff, Ware Bottom Church,and in the battles and skirmishes to theend of the war. He is a brother ofComrade George Van Horn, whose recordhas been given under his name. WILLIAM WALKER, of Granby, Conn., enlisted and mustered in theUnited States service November 29, 1864; mustered out at Man-chester, opposite Richmond, Va., June 11, 1865.
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JAMES WALTERS, of Berlin, Conn., enlisted and mustered in theUnited States service November 30, 1864; deserted April 15, 1865. FIRST LIGHT BATTHKY, JSGI — ISOJ sil HENRY WATSON, of Essex, Conn., enlisted and mustered in February2, 1864; deserted July 24, 1864. AVRIES WEED, of Windsor Locks, Conn., enlisted and mustered in September i, 1864; mustered out at Manchester, opposite Rich-mond, Va., June 11, 18O5. CHARLES E. WELLMAN, of Guilford, Conn., enlisted and musteredin September 13, 1864; honorably discharged from Inited Statesservice June 16, 1865. HENRY L. WILHOT, of East Haven, Conn., enlisted and musteredin United States service January 18, 1864; killed at the battle ofProctors Creek, Va., May 14, 1864. CLAYTON H. WILSON, of Columbia, Conn., enlisted and mustered inUnited States service December i, 1864; mustered out at Manches-ter, opposite Richmond, Va., June 11, 1865. WILLIAM WILSON, of Essex, Conn., enlisted and mustered in Feb-ruary 2, 1864; transferred to United States Na
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