James Harvey McKee by Barcalow of New York City. McKee served with the 144th New York Infantry for his entire enlistment, joining the regiment in the summer of 1862 as a sergeant in Company I. He later advanced to second lieutenant. After the war he became a minister in Ohio. He also wrote the history of the 144th, Back "in War Times," published in 1903.
A profile of this soldier was originally published in the print edition of the Civil War News. Read it on my blog, Faces of War: The history of the Civil War is the stories of its soldiers.
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