Captain William H. Hawley, A.A.I.G

Description
Captain William H. Hawley, A.A.I.G, carte-de-visite, by Partridge, Bridgeport, Connecticut, c. 1860-1864
William H. Hawley enlisted with the 14th Connecticut Volunteers. He was also the acting assistant inspector general of the 3rd Brig. 2nd Div. 2nd Corps. A February 1864 field report written by Col. Charles J. Powers of the 108th New York Infantry praises Hawley for his professionalism in encountering the enemy. Hawley was killed in 1864 during the Battle of Reams Station in Virginia, as a Confederate attack broke through Union defenses, scattering their troops into a hasty retreat.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
carte-de-visite
photograph
Object Type
Carte-Visite
date made
1861-1864
depicted (sitter)
Hawley, William H.
maker
Partridge
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in; 10.668 cm x 5.9944 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
ID Number
PG*3955H
catalog number
3955H
accession number
117896
subject
Civil War
related event
Civil War
Battle of Antietam, 1862
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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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