THE CIVIL WAR
Freeman D. Briggs

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Collection Lyndon W. Briggs
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Description Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount of Freeman D. Briggs. OBJECT DATE NOTE:Revenue stamp was once affixed to back
Year Range from 1864
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1866
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper
Neg # 23055
Notes Full standing view of Landsman Freeman D. Briggs, United States Navy, wearing dark blue uniform ; bell-bottom broad-fall trousers, jumper with embroidered star insignia on left sleeve, black silk neckerchief, and hat. There is no identification on the image, but Freeman is the only "Briggs" listed in the 1885, 1895, and 1905 Wisconsin census of Civil War veterans serving in the Navy. Freeman served onboard the "Osage" and was living in Sherwood in 1885 and Rhinelander in 1895 and 1905.
Object ID P2000.19.12
Object Name carte de visite
People Briggs, Freeman D.
Print size 2.5" x 4"
Subjects Civil War
United States Navy
Sailors
Title Freeman D. Briggs
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