[Tintype of Elijah Henry Clarke, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, ca. 1862?]

 Click here to view the item
Title:[Tintype of Elijah Henry Clarke, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, ca. 1862?]
Description:

"Decatur, ca. 1862. Elijah Henry Clarke in an unusual style cap, a Kepi, used as rain cover or as protection against sun. Probably Decatur where he joined Co. D, 42d Regt., DeKalb Rangers, CSA in March 4, 1862."--from field notes

2003/01/27: According to Vanishing DeKalb, by the DeKalb Historical Society, (pg. 106) Clarke had attained the rank of captain by May of 1863 and was among the soldiers to surrender in Greensboro, N.C. on April 26, 1865.

Types:Tintypes (prints) | StillImage
Subjects:Costume--Georgia--Decatur | Armed Forces--Georgia--Decatur | Portraits--Georgia--Decatur | United States, Georgia, DeKalb County, Decatur, 33.7748275, -84.2963123
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
Rights and Usage:

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

Contact repository re: reproduction and usage.

Related Materials:

http://american-south.org/

Persistent Link to Item:http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:dek102-85