THE CIVIL WAR
Barnett Van Slyke, Company H, 35th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

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Description albumen print on cabinet card stock, copy of tintype of Barnett Van Slyke, Company H, 35th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
OBJECT DATE NOTE:copy of c. 1862 tintype
Year Range from 1864
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1864
Neg # 20679
Notes Cabinet card copy of an earlier tintype of Barnett Van Slyke, Company H, 35th Wisconsin Infantry. Full standing view wearing a uniform (frock) coat; forage cap; waist belt with US plate; cap box; cartridge box with strap and plate; bayonet scabbard; and holding a Springfield rifled musket with fixed bayonet in the position of "Order Arms". He is posed in front of a painted canvas backdrop showing a camp at left and a sign reading, "35. WIS. VOL. RGT". Barnett enlisted at Waterford, Wisconsin on February 11, 1864. The regiment left Camp Washburn, Milwaukee on April 18, 1864 for St. Louis, and New Orleans. They were stationed at Port Hudson, Louisiana from May 7, to June 26. They were then stationed at St. Charles, Arkansas. Barnett fell ill and was sent to the US general hospital in Natchez, Mississippi where he died at 1:00 PM, August 20, 1864. He left a widow and orphaned children. A letter he sent to his wife and another announcing his death are located in the Civil War Small Collections in the archive.
Object ID P2002.3.136
Object Name cabinet card
People Van Slyke, Barnett
Print size H=6 1/4 W=4 1/4 in
Subjects Civil War
Portrait photographs
Male
Soldiers
Infantry
Rifles
Title Barnett Van Slyke, Company H, 35th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
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