Cased Daguerreotype Of Felix G. Butler

Date:
c. 1861

CASED DAGUERREOTYPE OF FELIX G. BUTLER, CORPORAL, COMPANY G, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, IN CIVILIAN ATTIRE. LABEL UNDER METAL FRAME MARKED: GENUINE UNION CASE, IMPROVED. - FINE GILT AND BURNISHED HINGE. - S.PECK & CO., MANUFACTURERS." INSCRIPTION IN PENCIL ON SAME LABEL READS: "FELIX G. BUTLER WAS WOUNDED IN THE FIRST BATTLE OF MANASSAS ON THE 21ST DAY OF JULY 1861. AND DIED IN BRENTSVILLE, VIRGINIA ON OCT 8TH, 1861, FROM HIS WOUNDS. HIS SISTER

Description (physical):

Material: Gutta Percha, Glass, Brass. L: 9.6, W: 8.5, T 1.8 Cm

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 22753
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park