Adin or Almer Cornish, Company A, 14th Wisconsin Infantry

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Description Albumen print on carte de visite stock of Adin or Almer Cornish, Company A, 14th Wisconsin Infantry.
MARKS: Inscribed to, "Lottie Cornish"
Year Range from 1861
Event Civil War
Year range to 1863
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Full standing view of either Adin or Almer Cornish. He is leaning on a photographer's prop railing in front of a painted scenic backdrop. He wears a distinctive Wisconsin issue fatigue blouse with five buttons and a forage cap with the letter "A" on top. The Cornish brothers enlisted in Company A, 14th Wisconsin Infantry in September 1861 in Appleton. Almer was wounded at the Battle of Corinth, Mississippi and died March 3, 1863 in St. Louis, Missouri. Adin was discharged June 12, 1862 for disability. In 1885 he was living in Hortonville, in 1895 in Manawa, and does not appear in the 1905 Veteran Census.
Object ID P2001.3.28
Object Name carte de visite
People Cornish, Adin
Cornish, Almer
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Civil War
Title Adin or Almer Cornish, Company A, 14th Wisconsin Infantry
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