George E. Hilton

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Collection Charles R. Nevitt
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount of George E. Hilton. MARKS: Front Mark: "Van Wagner, 3 Garden Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y."; Inscription, "Truly Yours Geo. E. Hilton"
Year Range from 1862
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1864
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 23448
Notes Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount, Three-quarter seated view of Captain George E. Hilton, Company G, 5th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing officer's frock coat and shoulder bars. Hilton enlisted from Berlin on April 18, 1861 as 1st Sergeant, promoted to 1st Lieutenant December 23, 1862, promoted to Captain May 4, 1864, died of wounds received at Battle of Spottsylvania, Virginia on May 18, 1864.
Object ID P1999.1.7
Object Name carte de visite
People Hilton, George E.
Place Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Print size 2.5" x 4"
Subjects Civil War
Civil wars
5th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
Title George E. Hilton
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