H. Berdell ambrotype   Save
H. Berdell ambrotype
Description: Portrait of very young Union soldier identified as H. Berdell, wearing a kepi or fatigue hat, shoulder scales and blouse with stand-up collar. A note written inside the case reads, "Mother ain't you afraid Dick will be jealous, H. Berdell, cant see U - May 10, 1863." The ambrotype is housed in a gilt foil liner with an oval glass opening. This item is featured in "Over Here, Over There," an exhibit that opened at the Ohio History Center on July 1, 2011. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AP1457_01
Subjects: Portrait photography--United States--History--19th century; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military uniforms; Soldiers--Correspondence
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