[Ambrotye of Miles H. Crowder, ca. 1862]

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Title:[Ambrotye of Miles H. Crowder, ca. 1862]
Description:

"unknown location, ca. 1862. Ambrotype portrait of Miles H. Crowder in his Confederate uniform. Born in Oglethorpe Co., Ga., Crowder enlisted in in Company A, 63rd regiment of the Georgia Volunteer Infantry. The Oglethorpe Light Artillery was part of tis regiments. Before becoming part of the Confederate regulars. Crowder was mustered in at Richmond Co. and served at the battle of Atlanta getting wounded in the leg and later losing it via amputation. Crowder was the son of Elizabeth Ogilvie Crowder sister of one of the Fortsons of Wilkes County. Noteworthy is that he is posed with a canteen (hand tinted) as an accoutrement unusual as a prop in Confederate portraits."--from field notes

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Costume | Armed Forces | Portraits | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
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Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:wlk166-93