Robert R. Peters

Robert R. Peters was born April 14, 1834 in Waterloo, New York in Seneca County, the son of Henry Peters and Rachel Cone. Robert was married August 26, 1858 in Monroe County, Michigan to Harriet Elizabeth Northrup the daughter of Lewis Northrup and Hannah Lamb.

He served in the Civil War, enlisted in 1862 Co. K 24, Michigan Volunteer Infantry. Discharged June 26, 1865 in Washington DC. Family tradition holds that he served as a guard at President Lincoln's funeral. Robert died 28 June 1890 in Monroe County, Michigan.

Figure/cartes de visite - Cooper Photographer & Co./Georgetown, DC

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