GEM SIZE TINTYPE IN CDV MOUNT ID’D TO 89TH INDIANA SOLDIER

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Image is of William P. Mullikin of Company G, 89th Indiana;  it is a bust view showing Mullikin in a dark frock coat. In period ink under the gem type is “W. P. MULLIKIN.” The same name appears on the reverse in period ink. The image is clear and bright. CDV mount has bottom corners that have been trimmed.

William P. Mullikin was born in 1842 in Indiana. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 89th Indiana on August 17, 1862 and was mustered out at Mobile, Alabama on July 19, 1865.

During his service the 89th saw action at Munfordville, Kentucky, Pleasant Hill, Louisiana and Nashville, Tennessee.

His first engagement was at Munfordsville. Ky., where his regiment was captured. Mr. Mullikin, after being exchanged, was wounded in the head at Fort DeRussy, La., and left on the field for dead; he did not become wholly conscious for three months, and was away from his regiment six months.

He is buried in Mound Cemetery, Popular Grove, Indiana.  [AD]

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