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September 28, 2012

Carte-de-visite

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Carte-de-visite

Carte-de-visite photograph of John Lincoln Clem (1851-1937), also called Johnny or Johnny Shiloh.  Clem served as a drummer boy for the Union Army during the Civil War and went on to achieve the rank of brigadier general in the Quartermaster Corps.

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