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[Z.T. Willet] and others Civil War ambrotype, 1861 (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2010.006

Scope and Contents

Cased ambrotype of four people, one in Confederate uniform believed to be Z. T. Willet based on newspaper clipping found with ambrotype. The other man is holding a Confederate uniform cap. Two unidentified women also in picture. Gold highlights and light tinting added to image. Break in glass at left, running across man in uniform. Handwritten note with picture: Taken by J. W. Keen, [Jonesboro, Tenn.]. October 14, 1861. Newspaper clipping (Corinth, Miss, April 18, [18]62) with ambrotype mention the deaths of Z. T. Willet and T. H. Walker at the Battle of Shiloh. Original note re: photographer & clipping left inside case.

Dates

  • 1861-1862

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

General

Image and case scanned March 2011 and added to the Digital Library.
Title
[Z.T. Willet] and others Civil War ambrotype, 1861 (photographs)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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