Photograph Album

Date:
c. 1860

Photographs could serve to dull the pangs of loneliness and homesickness. This album, assembled by Lieutenant William J. Fisher, 10th US Infantry, contained images of friends and family.

Description (physical):

Cloth, metal, paper. L 15.6, W 12.5, T 5.8 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0063
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Photograph Of William J. Fisher

Date:
c. 1862

William J. Fisher, 10th US Infantry was killed near the Wheatfield, on the afternoon of July 2, 1863. He was 19 years-old at the time of his death.

Description (physical):

Wood, glass, paper. H 15.7, W 11.5, T 2.1 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0064
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park