Captain James Leonard

Description
Captain James Leonard, carte-de-visite, by William H. Curry, Wilmington, Delaware, c. 1860-1862
James Leonard was a Union solider during the Civil War, and served with the 1st Delaware Volunteers. He was killed instantly on the front lines of the Battle of Antietam in Maryland on September 17, 1862. He was one of the 23,000 soldiers from both sides killed, wounded, or missing in the bloodiest one-day battle in United States history.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
carte-de-visite
Object Type
Carte-Visite
date made
1861-1862
depicted (sitter)
Leonard, James
maker
Curry, William H.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 2 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 6.0325 cm
place made
United States: Delaware, Wilmington
ID Number
PG*3955HH
catalog number
3955HH
accession number
117896
subject
Civil War
related event
Battle of Antietam, 1862
Civil War
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Seville Collection
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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