Carte-de-visite of James O. A. Sparks

Collection:
Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room Collection
Title:
Carte-de-visite of James O. A. Sparks
Date of Original:
1861/1865
Subject:
Confederate States of America. Army--Chaplains
Confederate States of America. Army--Uniforms
Quartermasters--Georgia
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 Chaplain James O. A. Sparks. Sparks had enlisted in April 1861 in the Southern Rifles from Talbot County, a unit that became Co. A, 4th Georgia Infantry. In May he became regimental chaplain. Sometime in 1862 he decided he could do more back in Georgia and resigned from the army. After he returned home he joined the Georgia Methodist Conference and became an influential member of that body, provided for the men's physical needs after he became acting brigade quartermaster.
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:arl_awc_awc332
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/acclheritage/do:awc332
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Athens-Clarke County Library
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