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Fairchild at Gettysburg Monument

Fairchild at Gettysburg Monument | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Governor Lucius Fairchild of Wisconsin and an unidentified group visiting the still uncompleted national monument at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1869. Fairchild is just to the right of the monument, wearing a top hat. As the colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, Fairchild was injured at the battle and his left arm was amputated. Also in the photograph is a portion of the National Soldiers' Cemetery and a group of soldiers in Zouave uniforms.
DESCRIPTION
Governor Lucius Fairchild of Wisconsin and an unidentified group visiting the still uncompleted national monument at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1869. Fairchild is just to the right of the monument, wearing a top hat. As the colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, Fairchild was injured at the battle and his left arm was amputated. Also in the photograph is a portion of the National Soldiers' Cemetery and a group of soldiers in Zouave uniforms.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:34319
Creation Date: 1869
Creator Name:Tipton & Myers, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
City:Gettysburg
County:
State:Pennsylvania
Collection Name:Album 16 (The Civil War--Post-war Documents, Veteran's Organizations, Meetings)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 16.86
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Sculpture
Shrubs
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Construction equipment
Cemeteries
Fences
Building materials
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military uniforms
Monuments
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Youth
Flags
War casualties

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