Rare Scarce Antique American Civil War ID'd 1st Lt Officer! Absolutely Fantastic Antique American CDV Photograph! Battle Unit: 46th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Written On Back: Luther R Witman 1st Lt. Inf - A true friend and gentleman.Beloved by all that knew him. A model soldier a real hero. In War a Tiger in peace a Lamb. He died of wounds while gallantly fighting for his flag.
In defense of his beloved + bleeding country. Long will his memory be cherished by the members of the 46th Penn Vol.
SIGNED & Written By: Thomas J. Novinger - Captain 46th PA Vol Inf Co. Luther was Mortally Wounded in the Battle of Peachtree Creek on July 20, 1864! He died from those wounds.The Battle of Peachtree Creek was fought in Georgia on July 20, 1864, as part of the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War.  It was the first major attack by Lt. John Bell Hood since taking command of the Confederate Army of Tennessee. The attack was against Maj. Sherman's Union army which was perched on the doorstep of Atlanta.
The main armies in the conflict were the Union Army of the Cumberland, commanded by Maj. George Henry Thomas, and two corps of the Confederate Army of Tennessee, commanded by Lt. The battle of Peachtree Creek was the first battle fought by Hood as commander of the Army of Tennessee. The 46th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry was a Union Army regiment in the American Civil War.It served in both the Eastern and Western Theaters, most notably at the 1862 Battle of Cedar Mountain and during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. During the war, the regiment lost 17% of it strength through combat losses and disease. Battle of New Hope Church. Battle of Kolb's Farm. A great piece of 19th Century American Military Photography Ephemera!
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Soldier CDV Photo" is in sale since Sunday, February 26, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "scanticantiques" and is located in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.
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