THE CIVIL WAR
Henry C. Davis and Women

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Description Albumen print on carte de visite stock of an unidentified soldier, possibly Henry C. Davis with two women. MARKS: Wilkins & Co./Photographic and fine Art/Gallery/Oshkosh : : Wisconsin
Year Range from 1861
Event Civil War
Year range to 1865
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Group photograph of two unidentified women standing next to a pedistal and a young man sitting in front. He is wearing a mounted service jacket and reenforced mounted trousers.
The donor's father was Shadrach Davis of Nekimi, Winnebago County, but did not serve during the Civil War. He is possibly a relative, perhaps Henry C. Davis. He enlisted with his father James from Oshkosh in the 9th Wisconsin Battery in October 1861. James died of disease on July 19, 1862 in Fort Lyon, Colorado. Henry reenlisted as a veteran and was discharged on September 30, 1865. From Davis family album.
Object ID P2001.3.26
Object Name carte de visite
People Davis, Henry C.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Civil War
Soldiers
Artillery (Troops)
Casualties
Families
Group Photographs
Title Henry C. Davis and Women
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