Nice CDV with period ink inscription from a Rhode Island officer. Knowles was killed during the famous battle of the crater in Petersburg.
John K. Knowles
Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 8/14/1862 as a 2nd Lieutenant.
On 9/8/1863 he was commissioned into "A" Co. RI 4th Infantry
He was Killed on 7/30/1864 at Petersburg, VA
He was listed as:
* Detached 9/15/1863 Redan No 2 (Estimated day)
* Detached 1/15/1864 Regt Hqs As Acting Adjutant (Estimated day)
* Returned 7/15/1864 (place not stated)