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Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.  He is in uniform and leaning on his sword. He entered service on 2 October 1861 as a 1st Sgt, was promoted to 1st Lt. on 19 October 1864, and mustered out on 20 December 1864 when his term expired.
DESCRIPTION
Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is in uniform and leaning on his sword. He entered service on 2 October 1861 as a 1st Sgt, was promoted to 1st Lt. on 19 October 1864, and mustered out on 20 December 1864 when his term expired.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3180
Creation Date: 1864
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Oberst Heg og hans gutter photographs, circa 1862-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(A45)19
Original Dimensions:5 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For two more images of Nils J. Gilbert, see Image IDs: 80046 and 92553.
SUBJECTS
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military uniforms
Portraits
Soldiers
Weapons
Indoor photography
Men
Studios and dark rooms
Photography

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