Carte-de-visite

Date:
1862-1863

Half portrait of a soldier Harvey Hersey from Calis Vermont. Hersey was a Chaplain in the Seventeenth Maine from August 23, 1862 to 1/28/63 when he was discharged for disability. Identified at bottom in pencil. Is wearing wide-brimmed hat with First Corps badge on hat. He is wearing and overcoat and his frock coat is clasped with a cloth band. Shirt might be plaid. Interesting beard. Photographed by Opperman at the Wolf Gallery of Alexandria Virginia.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0033
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier