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  • Civil War Folding Camp Mirror, James Knox Pardee, 2nd Ohio Cavalry and 19th Ohio Infantry / SOLD

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    Civil War Folding Camp Mirror, James Knox Pardee, 2nd Ohio Cavalry and 19th Ohio Infantry - Inventory Number: IDE 174 / SOLD

    Classic Civil War camp mirror with sliding wooden cover. The mirror glass remains in good condition with no cracks. There is an identification in pencil on the inside of the door that reads “J K Pardee Co. A 2nd Ohio Cav May 1861.” A similar, but only partially readable inscription is present on the front of the sliding door. popular soldier’s personal item on both sides of the conflict. Pardee enlisted as a private in the 19th Ohio Infantry in April 1861 and served a brief two months before being discharged for disability. In August he re-enlisted in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry and served throughout the entire war in both the eastern and western theaters. A popular soldier’s personal with a strong ID.  Accompanied by soldier history.

    James K. Pardee

    Residence was not listed; 18 years old.

    Enlisted on 4/22/1861 as a Private.

    On 4/27/1861 he mustered into "G" Co. OH 19th Infantry

    He was discharged for disability on 6/27/1861 at Clarksburg, VA

    Enlisted on 8/16/1861 as a Private.

    On 8/16/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. OH 2nd Cavalry

    He was Mustered Out on 9/25/1865


         Nineteenth Infantry. - (Three Months' Service.) Col., Samuel Beatty; Lieut.-Col., Eliott W. Hollingsworth; Maj., Lewis P. Buckley.  This organization was composed of recruits from several counties who were enrolled under the president's call for 75,000 troops for three months, as follows: Co. A, April 27, at Canton; B, April 27, at Youngstown; C, April 24, at Warren; D, April 25, at Morgan; E, April 24, at New Lisbon; F, April 24, at Chardon; G, April 22, at Akron; H, April 22, at Salem; I, April 27, at Ashtabula, and K, April 27, at Akron. The companies at once left their homes for Camp Taylor, Cleve-land, where they remained until May 27, when they repaired by rail to Columbus and occupied Camp Jackson.  Here the regimental organization was perfected by the election of field officers and on May 29 the entire regiment was mustered into the service of the State of Ohio for a period of three months.  The mustering of the regiment completed, Cos. A and B were immediately equipped and sent to Bellaire, where they were on duty guarding a ferry.  On June 3 they left for Glover's gap and Mannington, where they performed similar duty until June 20, when they joined the regiment at Bellaire.  The next day the

    19th embarked on steamers for Parkersburg, W. Va., arriving there on June 23 and was made a part of Gen. Rosecrans, brigade.  On June 25 it moved by rail to Clarksburg and became a part of Gen. McClellan's "Provisional Army of West Virginia." On the 29th it left Clarksburg with the advance and made its first real march, reaching Buckhannon on July 2, and Roaring creek July 7, encamping in front of the fortified Confederate position at Rich mountain.  It distinguished itself in the fight at Rich mountain by the cool and handsome manner in which it held its post against a flank attack.  On July 23, its term of service having expired, it was ordered home to be mustered out, arriving at Columbus, July 27, with a loss of only 1 man, who died of disease.  The last company was mustered out on Aug. 31, 1861.


    Inventory Number: IDE 174 / SOLD