Thursday, November 21, 2013

Union Army Commemorative Photographic Album Available on ExploreUK

The Union Army commemorative photographic album (dated circa 1861-1864; 0.62 cubic feet; 55 items) includes 50 photographs in an album and 5 loose photographs. These prefabricated commemorative photograph albums were available for sale during the civil war and contained pictures of Union officers and soldiers. Subjects of the photographs include Abraham Lincoln and many majors, generals, and soldiers in the Union Army.
Lieutenant W.D. Vatchel, U.S.A.; Wounded at Battle of Orchards and since died noted on album page. Yours truly, W.D. Vatchel 20 Indiana [illegible] noted on front print
Lieutenant Miller, U.S.A. and wife
Unidentified man
Unidentified man

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