[Ambrotype of Henry Crawford Vinson, Baldwin County, Georgia, ca. 1861]

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Title:[Ambrotype of Henry Crawford Vinson, Baldwin County, Georgia, ca. 1861]

Baldwin County, 1861. Henry Crawford Vinson in the uniform of the Baldwin Blues. Vinson was the oldest son of Ebenezer Vinson, a plantation owner in Baldwin County. Henry was in the Confederate Army from Aug. 5, 1861 until he was captured during the the attack on Ft. Steadman on Mar. 25, 1865. Vinson participated in all the major battles in which the Baldwin Blues (Co. H 4th Ga. Vol. Infantry) fought. Vinson appears in this picture at the age of 19 and was the uncle of congressman Carl Vinson of Milledgeville. After the war Henry Vinson was a prosperous farmer at the family plantation in Baldwin County. Vinson entered the Confederate Army as a private and left as a 3rd Sgt. Vinson lived to be 79 and died in 1921.

Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.

Types:Ambrotypes | StillImage
Subjects:Soldiers--Confederate States of America | Costume--Georgia--Baldwin County | Armed Forces--Georgia--Baldwin County | Portraits--Georgia--Baldwin County | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States, Georgia, Baldwin County, 33.0692758, -83.2495906
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
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