Carte view identified as private Ogden Honeyman of the 30th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. A 9 month regiment, Ogden would muster in September of 1862. They would spend considerable portion of their enlistment performing routine duties in the vicinity of Washington and Maryland. The 30th would see but one battle during their enlistment on the Chancellorsville battlefield although seeing almost no action there. Following the battle they would turn and head for New Jersey and be mustered out of service in June, 1863. Ogden is seated here dressed in a heavy winter coat. Most likely taken while they were encamped at Aquia Creek during the winter of 1862 and early part of 1863. He also sports a McDowell pattern cap with the crown extended and the numeral “30” pinned to the front along with his company letter “K”. Period ink id on the reverse that simply reads “Uncle Ogden”. No back mark.