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Orvin Thompson

Orvin Thompson | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Three-quarter length seated portrait of Orvin Thompson, a private in Company I, 40th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing Grand Army of the Republic uniform and a sword at his side. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 45: He resided in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. On May 21, 1864, he enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin and on June 16, 1864, he was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 18. He served his contracted 100 day term of service and was mustered out at Camp Randall in Madison, Wisconsin on September 16, 1864.
DESCRIPTION
Three-quarter length seated portrait of Orvin Thompson, a private in Company I, 40th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing Grand Army of the Republic uniform and a sword at his side. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 45: He resided in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. On May 21, 1864, he enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin and on June 16, 1864, he was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 18. He served his contracted 100 day term of service and was mustered out at Camp Randall in Madison, Wisconsin on September 16, 1864.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:88464
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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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 2/16
Original Dimensions:3.75 x 6.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military decorations
Military uniforms
Portraits
Soldiers
Weapons
Indoor photography
Societies, etc
Men
Moustache
Portrait photography

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