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Private Richard Gomar

Private Richard Gomar Tintype
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This photograph depicts Richard Gomar (also referred to as Richard Gomer and Richard Gomes), wearing the membership badge of the Grand Army of the Republic, circa 2880.  Gomar served as a Private within Company H. of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the first black regiment raised in the North during the Civil War.