Robert R. Peters

Robert R. Peters, son of Henry Peters and Rachel Cone, was born April 14, 1834 in Waterloo, New York. He died June 28, 1890 in Monroe County, Michigan.

In 1862 Robert enlisted in Co.K 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. After serving three years he was discharged June 26, 1865 in Washington DC. According to family tradition, Robert served as a guard at President Lincoln's funeral.

Portrait/cabinet card - c. 1862

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