Фото недели: Two Federal Infantrymen

Quarter Plate Tintype of Two Federal Infantrymen.Quarter Plate Tintype of Two Federal Infantrymen. The one soldier is identified as Beneful P. Ruth (probably the soldier at left with musket and equipment) stating this was the last photograph he sent before being killed. Ruth wears a forage cap with 6th Corps badge. Records state that Ruth enlisted in Co. B, 93d Penna. Vols on October 12, 1861 and was killed on May 31, 1862, at Fair Oaks. The other soldier is identified as “E. W. S. Stambach of Hamburg (Pa.)”, who was wounded at Fair Oaks and killed at The Wilderness.

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