Albert E. Rice | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Albert E. Rice

Albert E. Rice | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Three-quarter-length studio portrait of Albert E. Rice in uniform, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in (enlistment credited to) the Town of East Troy, Wisconsin. On January 12, 1862, he enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin and on February 17, 1862, he was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 18. He was recruited and joined Company K on March 31, 1864, at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. He was wounded in his left hand during the fighting near New Hope Church, Georgia. He was sent to a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin to recover. He was temporarily assigned to Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in New Albany, Indiana on February 15, 1865. He was mustered out of service on June 3, 1865, in Louisville Kentucky.
DESCRIPTION
Three-quarter-length studio portrait of Albert E. Rice in uniform, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in (enlistment credited to) the Town of East Troy, Wisconsin. On January 12, 1862, he enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin and on February 17, 1862, he was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 18. He was recruited and joined Company K on March 31, 1864, at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. He was wounded in his left hand during the fighting near New Hope Church, Georgia. He was sent to a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin to recover. He was temporarily assigned to Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in New Albany, Indiana on February 15, 1865. He was mustered out of service on June 3, 1865, in Louisville Kentucky.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:87903
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Oberst Heg og hans gutter photographs, circa 1862-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 2361 2/4
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Folder contains two portraits, one on card backing and one without.
SUBJECTS
Hats
Military uniforms
Portraits
Soldiers
Civil War, 1861-1865
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography

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