Captain Caspar Buechner

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Collection Joseph Arnold
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Description albumen print on card stock of Captain Caspar Buechner. MARKS: Back Mark: J. O. Roorbach,/Artist,/Fond du Lac, Wis
Year Range from 1864
Event Civil War
Year range to 1864
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 20873
Notes Half seated view of Captain Caspar Buechner, Company K, 26th Wisconsin Infantry taken in gallery, probably at end of war in Fond du Lac, Buechner is wearing an officer's frock coat with Captain's bars on shoulders. Enlisted in Company E from Fond du Lac on August 15, 1862 as sergeant, fought at Battle of Chancellosville, promoted to 1st Sergeant, wounded at Battle of Gettysburg, participated in Atlanta Campaign, March to the Sea, and Carolina Campaign. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on May 3, 1864, promoted Captain Company K, February 11, 1865, mustered out June 13, 1865.
Object ID P2000.16.6
Object Name carte de visite
People Buechner, Caspar
Place Fond du Lac, WI
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Civil War
26th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Title Captain Caspar Buechner
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