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Bernhard (Bernt) J. Madsen

Bernhard (Bernt) J. Madsen | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A vignetted, quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Bernt J. Madsen a sergeant in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in Cambridge, Wisconsin. On October 1, 1861, he enlisted and was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin on January 18, 1861, at the age of 22. He was taken prisoner during the battle at Chickamauga, Georgia. As a prisoner of war, he was held at Richmond, Virginia. He did not muster out of service with the company, but instead was mustered out of service on January 27, 1865, in Madison, Wisconsin.
DESCRIPTION
A vignetted, quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Bernt J. Madsen a sergeant in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in Cambridge, Wisconsin. On October 1, 1861, he enlisted and was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin on January 18, 1861, at the age of 22. He was taken prisoner during the battle at Chickamauga, Georgia. As a prisoner of war, he was held at Richmond, Virginia. He did not muster out of service with the company, but instead was mustered out of service on January 27, 1865, in Madison, Wisconsin.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:80706
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Hells, Sonora, California
City:Sonora
County:
State:California
Collection Name:Oberst Heg og hans gutter photographs, circa 1862-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 2361 1/19
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 6.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Coats
Suits (Clothing)
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military decorations
Portraits
Prisoners of War
Beards
Indoor photography
Men
Moustache
Portrait photography

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