THE CIVIL WAR
John Braun

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Description albumen print on card stock of John Braun. OBJECT DATE NOTE:Had 1865 revenue stamp on back
Year Range from 1865
Event Civil War
Year range to 1865
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 20866
Notes Full standing view of Sergeant John Braun, Company E, 26th Wisconsin Infantry taken in gallery, probably at end of war in Milwaukee, Braun wears an enlistedman's fatigue blouse with unusually small sergeant's chevron on right sleeve only which is upside down, his coat has been altered by adding two pockets to the front below the waist and adding an opening on the outside to the left breast pocket, he also wears light blue trousers with dark blue sergeants stripes on the outer seams. He is also wearing a so-called "Army of Georgia" Pin on his right breast. He enlisted from Fond du Lac as a corporal on August 15, 1862, Fought at Chancellorsville and captured at Gettysburg, promoted to sergeant, participated in Atlanta Campaign, March to the Sea, and Carolina Campaign, mustered out with the regiment on June 13, 1865.
Object ID P2000.16.11
Object Name carte de visite
People Braun, John
Print size W=2 1/2 H=2 in
Related Publications Image published in article by Scott Cross: "An Army of Georgia Veterans Medal" in "The Military Collector and Historian", Spring 2003
Subjects Civil War
26th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Title John Braun
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