This is a never before published tintype courtesy of the Saranac, NY, DAR. The three young men are Captain Franklin Palmer, Lt. Pliny Moore, and Lt. Royal Corbin of the 16th NY Volunteer Infantry. They raised Company C in Plattsburgh and Franklin County in April and May 1862 when the 16th NY was organized in response to Lincoln's call for volunteers. Frank Palmer, whose older brother Buell was the regiment's first Major, was promoted to Major himself, and then Lt. Colonel of the regiment. Pliny Moore raised a Company and became a Captain in the 26th NY Cavalry. He died in 1881. Royal Corbin was wounded at the Battle of Gaines Mill and resigned disabled in August 1862. He became an attorney after the war.