Carte-de-visite of Edwin A. Nash

Collection:
Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room Collection
Title:
Carte-de-visite of Edwin A. Nash
Date of Original:
1861/1865
Subject:
Soldiers--Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America. Army--Uniforms
Confederate States of America. Army--Officers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Portraits
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Carte-de-visite photograph of Edwin A. Nash. Nash led the Twiggs County Volunteers, Company C, 4th Georgia. Joining as a 2nd lieutenant when the war began, he quickly rose to 1st lieutenant, and by October 1861 was elected captain. In July 1863 he became major of the 4th Georgia. Captured at the Wilderness on May 10, 1864, he was exchanged in Charleston, South Carolina, on August 1, 1864, and elected lieutenant colonel on August 5. He commanded Cook's brigade at the surrender at Appomattox on April 9,1865. "He was always at his post,", wrote a member of the brigade, "a brave and competent officer, who deserved and possessed the respect and confidence of all his comrades."
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:arl_awc_awc320
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/acclheritage/do:awc320
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Athens-Clarke County Library
Rights:

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