This may not be any army headquarters nor is this small boy in uniform. Nothing much changes in Doggie World, as Jerome Bonaparte Stillson reports in his 1864 article entitled simply " Dogs ", explaining " An army has its whims... " Boys and Dogs. They managed to find each other at war, too.
Bumped into this, New York special correspondent Jerome Bonaparte Stillson taking time from troop movements and marches to scratch a few ears. Stillson may have been with a heavy artillery regiment- a journalist of note post war, tough to find due to multiple name spellings. In this report from the war he throws himself and all the other dog smitten boys in range under a hairy, slobbering, affectionate bus.
@LoyaltyOfDogs . you tend to be way ahead of things, may already have this article?
Household pets, it seems, found homes with armies. You can't tell me North and South, large boys were any different.
Stillson names a few- here's Pete
Introducing- Rover, next post. You can't make this stuff up and thank you, Jerome B.
Interestingly, the 153rd New York with apparently just one of their dogs....