Carte-de-visite of Richard A. Brown

Collection:
Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room Collection
Title:
Carte-de-visite of Richard A. Brown
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 Richard A. Brown. Brown joined the Sumter Light Guards, a unit that became Co. K, 4th Georgia Infantry. He rose from 1st corporal to 5th sergeant, and was wounded during the Peninsula Campaign at King's School House, virginia, on June 25, 1862. Just days later he was wounded a 2nd time, during the battle at malvern Hill on July 1. Weeks later he was wounded a third time, September 17, at Sharpsburg (Antietam). He later transferred to the 64th Georgia Infantry, where he became captain of Co. H in September 1863. He was captured at Deep Bottom, Virginia, August 16, 1864, and released from Fort Delaware on June 17, 1865.
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:arl_awc_awc327
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/acclheritage/do:awc327
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Athens-Clarke County Library
Rights:

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