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Tintype with hardtack frame

Tintype with hardtack frame

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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.
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Hayes A. Newby and Nannette Newby Warner
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
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National Museum of American History
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