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38th Mass. Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Ship Island, Miss.

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Title:
38th Mass. Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Ship Island, Miss.
Description:
This ambrotype depicts members of the 38th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment at camp on the beach of Ship Island, Miss. during the Civil War. The photograph was taken in Dec. 1862 by an unknown photographer and probably was owned by Francis William Loring, a lieutenant with the regiment; an inscription on the verso of the image reads, "Field & Staff 38th M.V. FW Loring Ship Island, Miss. Dec. 25, 1862." Photo. 2.97 Removed from the Francis William Loring papers
Date:
December 25, 1862
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 38th (1862-1865)
History
Soldiers
1861-1865
Places:
United States
West Ship Island (Miss.)
Extent:
image 5 cm x 6.5 cm; in frame 7 cm x 8.5 cm.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Item from the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Image use and licensing information: www.masshist.org/library/permissions
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_2534