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Collection Unidentified Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Tintype
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 1785
Object Name Archive
Title Tintype of unidentified Wisconsin Civil War soldiers
Year Range from 1861
Year Range to 1862
Event Civil War
Description Tintype of two unidentified Wisconsin Civil War soldiers, both wearing the state-issued five-button sack coat. One soldier is posing while holding a derringer pistol and the other is holding an officers' sword, but is not an officer. Both soldiers are not identified to a particular regiment, which could be the 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, or 17th Wisconsin Infantry Regiments. The case was made by Holmes, Booth, and Haydens' Company, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Extent and Medium of Description 1 photograph : b&w
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Subjects Soldiers -- Wisconsin.
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Tintypes (prints).
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Portraits.
United States.