CDV OF CONRAD METZ, 144TH NEW YORK

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Item Code: 172-5125

Image is a full standing view of Conrad Metz. He is wearing a dark colored sack coat and trousers with white shirt, cravat, belt and kepi with insignia. He holds his sword at his waist. Image is clear with good contrast.

Reverse has photographer’s backmark, “WM. H. ABBOTT, FOX BLOCK, LITTLE FALLS, N.Y.“ and hand written inscription that reads, “CONRAD METZ, GRANDFATHER’S BROTHER - WENT TO SO. AMERICA AFTER CIVIL WAR. HE NEVER CAME BACK AND GRANDFATHER GRADUALLY LOST TOUCH WITH HIM. (INITIALS) 1960”.

Conrad Metz enlisted at the age of 42 on 10/22/1861 at Salisbury Centre, NY as a Private. On 12/11/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. NY 97th Infantry. He was discharged for disability (date not stated) at Georgetown, D.C.  [sl]

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