Edgar Higgins

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Collection Lyndon W. Briggs
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Description Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount with printed picture frame of Edgar or Charles A. J. Higgins. MARKS: Backmark: "H. A. Balch's/Star Photograph Gallery,/219 and 221 Main Street, Memphis, Tenn.", Inscription: "Higgins".
Year Range from 1865
Event Civil War
Year range to 1865
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view Carte de Viste of Edgar (or Charles A. J. Higgins), 7th Wisconsin Battery, wearing artillery mounted service jacket, military vest, white shirt and tie. Edgar Higgins enlisted as a private September 13, 1861 from Horicon, reenlisted as a veteran and mustered out July 20, 1865. Charles A. J. Higgins enlisted from Milwaukee on September 30, 1861 as Bugler, reenlisted as a veteran and mustered out on July 20, 1865. The 7th Battery was raised in Milwaukee, saw service at Island Number 10, Humbolt Tennessee, Parker's Cross Roads, Gun Town Mississippi, Forrest's Raid on Memphis, railroad guard duty and garrison duty at Memhis, Tennessee.
Object ID P2000.19.4
Object Name carte de visite
People Higgins, Edgar
Higgins, Charles A. J.
Place Memphis, TN
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Civil War
Artillery (Troops)
7th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Title Edgar Higgins
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