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    Rare Carte de Visite of Colonel Fredrick A. Bartleson, Wounded at Shiloh, Prisoner at Libby Prison, Paroled and Killed in Action at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia. Approximately 2.5" x 4" with a Hoag & Quick's Art Palace, Cincinnati studio mark on the verso. Colonel Bartleson is posed seated, in uniform, kepi in hand, his amputated arm apparent. A beautiful, bright and clear image in excellent condition. Fredrick Bartleson was a 27 year old lawyer when he enlisted on April 22, 1861 as a captain. He initially mustered into B Company of the Illinois 20th Infantry but was discharged for promotion and commissioned into the Field & Staff of the Illinois 100th Infantry. He lost his arm in the fighting at Shiloh, was captured at Chickamauga and paroled from Libby Prison in March of 1864. Col. Bartleson was killed in the fighting at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia on June 23, 1864.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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