Carte-de-visite of Thomas G. Hall

Collection:
Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room Collection
Title:
Carte-de-visite of Thomas G. Hall
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 Thomas G. Hall. Hall enlisted in the Macon County Volunteers as a 2nd lieutenant in April 1861. The forty original members of the Volunteers provided their own equipment, and the officers paid for the uniforms. The gray coats and pants trimmed in black that Hall is wearing cost five men $935.30. The company left for Virginia on May 3, arriving there the following day. On May 28 the Volunteers reached Richmond. Hall was promoted to 1st lieutenant the following year, but was forced to resign because of ill health in July 1862.
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:arl_awc_awc337
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/acclheritage/do:awc337
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Athens-Clarke County Library
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