ALBUMEN OF SOLDIER MORTALLY WOUNDED AT PORT HUDSON

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Item Code: 1139-469

Seated view of Samuel M. Paul in uniform. He wears a 9-button frock and a kepi. Measures 8” x 10”. Image is good but slightly out of focus. Ball point pen identification on bottom edge of front and top of reverse. No photographer’s backmark.

Paul was 31 years old when he enlisted on 12/13/1862 at Scipio, NY as a Private in Company E, 75th New York Infantry. He was wounded in June of 1863 in Port Hudson and died of those wounds on October 3 in Baton Rouge. He is buried in Baton Rouge National Cemetery.

This albumen is most likely a second generation photo produced for a family member in this larger format after Samuel was killed.     [jet] [ph:L]

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