A full standing image of Captain D.B. Crawford of Company I, 106th Indiana Infantry.† The image is faded.† Written on the bottom of the card is "Capt. D.B. Crawford - Co. i - 106 Regt".† The backmark on the cabinet card is "D.Ryder, Photographic Art Studio - 722 Main St., Richmond, Ind. 1889. Duplicates or Enlargements can be furnished from this negative - Fine Crayons a Specialty".† Written on the bottom of the image in pencil is "Copy from old picture".† Looks like Captain Crawford had his Civil War photograph made into a cabinet card!
Minute Men. ó Word being received at Indianapolis on the evening of July 8, 1863, that a force of 6,000 cavalry under Morgan had crossed the Ohio river near Mauckport and was moving on Corydon, a call was issued for citizens to organize for defense. Within 48 hours 65,000 men had tendered their services. From this number regiments 102 to 114 inclusive, and one battalion were organized, the battalion being assigned to the 107th.
One Hundred and Sixth Indiana Infantry. ó Col., Isaac P. Gray; Lieut. -Col., John A. Haines; Maj., Thomas M. Browne. This regiment was organized with nine companies of minute men and a company of the Legion. Five companies were from Wayne county, two from Randolph, and one each from Hancock, Howard and Marion counties. The regiment was organized July 12, 1863, with 792 men rank and file, and left Indianapolis on the night of the 13th, reaching Hamilton, Ohio, the next morning. It proceeded to Cincinnati, and then returned to Indianapolis, where it was mustered out July 18, 1863.