CDV OF CAPTAIN EDWARD HALL CUNNIGHAM, 4TH TEXAS INFANTRY

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Bust view of Cunningham in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with insignia visible on his collar. The image is clear but slightly light in contrast. The corners of the mount are slightly trimmed. Photographer's backmark, L.I. Prince, New Orleans. A period pencil note on the back reads, "Complements of Ed H. Cunningham to Miss Kate Lawton [?]".

Edward Hall Cunningham (1835 - 1912) was commissioned as Captain of Company F, 4th Texas Infantry on July 11, 1861. Promoted to Major on General Hood's staff, November 5, 1862.

Buried in City Cemetery #2, San Antonio, Texas.

The 4th Texas Infantry was a unit of Confederate infantry volunteers that was created in 1861 and fought in the Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. As part of the famous Texas Brigade, the regiment fought at Eltham's Landing, Seven Pines, Gaines's Mill, Second Bull Run, South Mountain, and Antietam while Cunningham was still with them.

From the collection of the late William Turner.  [jet] [ph:L]

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