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Collection Unidentified Civil War Soldier Tintype
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 1751
Object Name Archive
Title Unidentified Civil War soldier tintype, 1840-1865.
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1865
Event Civil War
Description Double tintype of an unidentified Civil War soldier. The soldier is wearing a five-button sack coat with the number eleven on the collar and is a member of the 11th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The other tintype is of a child that appears to be the soldier at a younger age.
Extent and Medium of Description 0.2 linear ft. (1 flat box)
History No provenance. The seller had no information about the person in the image, who appears to be very young in age. It is unclear who the child is, but it is very likely they are related or possibly the same person.
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Subjects Soldiers -- Wisconsin.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Portraits.
United States. -- Army. -- Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865)
United States.