From John Hennessy.
Private Charles H. Bickford, the soldier, Company B, 2d Massachusetts, a machinest, died at age 18 in the fighting on May 3, 1863.
This is Charles H. Bickford, the boy, probably about 1854.
His death notice in the Boston Post, May 21, 1863, read simply: “Killed 3d inst. near Chancellorsville, Va., Charles H. Bickford of Lowell, 18, son of Josiah Bickford, of Boston. “