Private George L. Smith, Fred(erick) A. Arnold, George U. Smith at Camp Brightwood, Company D. 2nd R.I. Volunteers September 1861
Three privates from the 2nd R.I. Volunteers at Camp Brightwood September 1861.
The Second Rhode Island Volunteers were organized in June, 1861. They left Providence for Washington, D.C., on June 19. They were attached to Burnside's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861 and remained in the Potomac area until July 1865.