Elisia Linsy Echols McCormick

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Description Hand tinted Albumen print on carte de visite stock of Elisia Linsy Echols McCormick. MARKS: S. Anderson/Photographer/SA/61 Camp St. New Orleans
Year Range from 1861
Event Civil War
Year range to 1862
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink/Paint
Neg # 20755
Notes Full seated view of Elisia Linsy Echols McCormick wearing a long dress with hoop skirt, seated in a chair and leaning on a table. The tablecloth is tinted red, the chair brown, and her jewelry gold. Elisia was born in Louisville, Kentucky and married a man by the name of McCormick in 1830. They moved to New Orleans and had a son named James and a daughter named Emily. The family supported the Confederacy during the war. Ironicaly, her brother Charles D. Echols enlisted in Company H, 140th Ohio Infantry and fought for the north during the war. See letter from James McCormick to Charles Echols in archival material in Civil War Small Collections.
Object ID P2001.3.41
Object Name carte de visite
People McCormick, Elisia Linsy Echols
Place New Orleans, LA
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Civil War
Confederate States of America
Portrait photographs
Title Elisia Linsy Echols McCormick
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