Captain Richard Thompson

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Description
Captain Richard Thompson, carte-de-visite, by Frederick Gutekunst, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c.1860s
Richard Thompson served with the 12th New Jersey Volunteers. He was most noted during the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, when the four companies of the Twelfth New Jersey Volunteers were put under Thompson’s command. During the battle of Reams Station in Virginia, he was wounded, but survived. His carte-de-visite is dated August 3rd, 1864.
Location
Currently not on view
date given
1864-08-03
depicted (sitter)
Thompson, Richard
maker
Gutekunst, Frederic
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 2 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 5.9944 cm
ID Number
PG.3955T
catalog number
3955T
accession number
117896
Credit Line
Gift of M.W Seville
subject
Civil War
related event
Battle of Antietam, 1862
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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