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    Ambrotype And Tintype Of John H. Hildreth (POW) 42nd Mass. Infantry.
    Beautiful cased 1/6 plate ambrotype (2.625" x 3.5" sight) of Private John H. Hildreth and a tintype set in a CDV mount with a period identification written below his image. Hildreth served with the 42nd Mass. Infantry, and was a POW in Brasher City, LA. on 6/23/63 and later paroled on 6/27/63. The ambrotype is in excellent condition as is the tintype. The ambrotype case has some wear, but over all in fine condition. In June a detachment of 100 men was sent to Brashear City on the Opelousas Railroad and attached to a battalion of the 47th Regiment. On June 23 the garrison at Brashear City was captured and with it forty-six men of the 42nd Regiment. Hildreth being one of those men.


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    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
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