When Union officer Galusha Pennypacker was brevetted as a major general, he became the youngest person on either side to attain that rank during the Civil War. Born June he wasn’t even old enough to vote until a few weeks after the war ended.
American Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller was shot in the forehead on Sept 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He lived with an open bullet for many years, with the last pieces of lead dropping out 31 years after he was shot. This picture was taken in
[Unidentified young soldier in Union sack coat and forage cap with musket and sheathed bayonet in front of backdrop showing landscape] via the Library of Congress, Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs
Captain Harrison H. Jeffords (right) and another young Union Zouave of the Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified tent during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady.