Tintype with hardtack frame

Description
This innovative piece of memorabilia consists of a tintype of Augustus B. Hayes in a hardtack frame. At the age of 18, Hayes enlisted in the 1st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery Battery B on August 8, 1862. Hayes was wounded on December 31, 1862 in the Battle of Stones River. Despite this he served three more years and was mustered out June 16, 1865.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
associated date
1861-1865
ID Number
1979.0916.02
catalog number
1979.0916.02
accession number
1979.0916
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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