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Private William Henry Lord, Company I, Eleventh Kansas Volunteer Cavalry

George Wertz (American, active Kansas City, Missouri, 1860s)

Date:
1863–65
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.4 x 5.6 cm (3 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Collection
  • Description

    Private William Henry Lord, a cavalryman, sits alert and ready for the next ride. A yet unmuddied enlistee from "Bleeding Kansas," the last state to enter the Union before Fort Sumter, Lord was in the Eleventh Kansas Volunteer Cavalry; he was wounded in the shoulder in October 1864 but rejoined his company and was mustered out in September 1865.

  • Provenance

    [Civil War show, Gettysburg, PA]; W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg

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