E. C. Middleton Broadside   Save
E. C. Middleton Broadside
Description: This broadside, printed by E.C. Middleton of Cincinnati, Ohio, asks for information regarding the whereabouts and condition of his 16-year old son, Edward C. Middleton, who was taken prisoner near Atlanta on July 22, 1864. Edward's "afflicted parents" offer a "reasonable reward" to anyone who can arrange release from a Confederate prison camp or provide him with supplies. The broadside measures 5.75 by 8.5 inches (14.61 by 21.59 cm). Middleton was reported as a paroled prisoner to Camp Chase on May 26, 1865. He was mustered out of the Army on June 23, 1865. Middleton married Mary Cavalier and lived with her family in Springfield. He worked as a machinist and pattern maker, and later as a traveling salesman. Middleton died on December 14, 1908 in Washington D.C. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om1392_1132054_001
Subjects: Military Ohio; Civil War; Prisoners of war
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)