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Collection Joseph Frame
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 1815
Object Name Archive
Title Tintype of Civil War soldier
Date 1862
Event Civil War
Description Tintype portrait of Joseph Frame, a La Crosse, Wisconsin, resident who served in Company B, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (Iron Brigade), and Company A, 20th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The image is a bust of Frame wearing a blue sack coat. Frame worked as a blacksmith in La Crosse prior to enlisting with the 2nd Wisconsin in April 1861. He was captured during the First Battle of Bull Run (Virginia), and spent ten months in captivity at Salisbury Prison (North Carolina) before being paroled. After returning to La Crosse, he reenlisted with the 20th Wisconsin in 1862 and later died of wounds received during the Battle of Prairie Grove (Arkansas) that same year. He is buried at Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Extent and Medium of Description 1 photograph : black and white
Biographical Record Frame, Joseph
Subjects United States. -- Army. -- Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1864). -- Company B.
United States. -- Army. -- Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865). -- Company A.
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Casualties.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.