A MAN AND HIS BEARD IN MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE

This cabinet card features a well dressed gentleman with neatly combed hair and a wiry gray beard. The photographer of the image is W. R. Call and his studio was located in Manchester, New Hampshire.  Whiting Rexford Call (1839- ?) finished public school and became in succession, a school teacher, grocery clerk, and photographer. He opened his photography studio  in 1867 and it was still operating forty years later. The 1882 Manchester Directory listed the studio’s address as 895 Elm Street. To view other photographs of interesting beards, click on the category of “Beards (Only the Best).

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  1. This image is Charles L. Fuller, a Civil War veteran who served in the 4th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, Co. A; He was born in Woodstock; was a resident of. Dover, N.H; when he enlisted Sept. 8, 1861. He was captured Apr. 9, 1865 near Washington, N. C. and released Apr. 29, 1865. He resided in Manchester, N.H. after the war.

    • Thank you for the interesting information. It is terrific that you found a way to identify him. Please let us know your method. Thanks for the comment and I eagerly await your response.

      • The image is in the book: ROSTER Fourth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, 10th Army Corps, Compiled and published by authority of the Fourth Regiment Veteran Association
        JOHN G. HUTCHINSON, First Sergt. Co. E,
        MANCHESTER, N. H.
        PRINTED BY THE JOHN B. CLARKE CO. 1896

        You can download a copy from the Univ. of NH Li bray website. I believe it is also available at Archive.Org

      • Thank you again for the amazing identification and for pointing out some valuable research resources.


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