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Private Jacob F. Simmons, Company H, Eighty-second Pennsylvania Volunteers

Artist:
Reed Brockway Bontecou (American, 1824–1907)
Date:
April–May 1865
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 18.7 × 13 cm (7 3/8 × 5 1/8 in.), oval Mount: 29.5 × 24.1 cm (11 5/8 × 9 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley B. Burns, M.D. and The Burns Archive, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.5135
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on label affixed to mount, verso: "JACOB F. SIMMONS.
Gunshot wound of shoulder. Recovery.
JACOB F. SIMMONS, private, Co. H, 82nd Pa. Vols., aged 20, was admitted to Harewood U. S. A. Gen'l Hospital, April 16th, 1865, suffering from gunshot wound of right shoulder, the ball entering near the middle of scapula, making its exit over the middle of left scapula, injuring soft parts. Wounded, April 6th, 1865, at the battle of Sailor's Creek, Va. On admission, the condition of injured parts and constitutional state of patient were good. Patient was doing well when transferred to U. S. A. Gen'l Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., May 28th, 1865."
Stanley B. Burns/The Burns Archive

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Photography and the American Civil War," April 2, 2013–September 2, 2013.

Gibbes Museum of Art. "Photography and the American Civil War," September 27, 2013–January 5, 2014.

New Orleans Museum of Art. "Photography and the American Civil War," January 31, 2014–May 4, 2014.

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