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1st Wisconsin Infantry, Company C

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DESCRIPTION

Five members of the 1st Wisconsin Infantry, Company C, who enlisted in 1861, were captured at the Battle of Chickamauga, and escaped together from a Confederate prison. From left to right standing: Joseph Leach and Lemuel McDonald. From left to right sitting: Chauncey S. Chapman, Thomas Anderson, and John R. Schofield. This photograph was probably taken after their escape, when they were reunited in Cincinnati at the soldiers' home there.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 33518

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Creator Name: Unknown

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Collection Name: Album 13 (The Civil War--Portraits, Military Camps, Military Training)

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: Album 13.54

Original Dimensions: 4.5 x 6 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To see a 1914 newspaper article describing their escape from prison, go to www.wisconsinhistory.org/wlhba/articleView.asp?pg=1&id=14702. To see the roster of their company, go to http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/results.asp?image_id=1471.

SUBJECTS

Civil War, 1861-1865

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Persons

Portraits, Group

Soldiers

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