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    "Frederick Barracks” - Inventory Number: PRI 142 / Sold

    Identified by the artist, Corporal Henry Bacon, Co. D, 13th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, as the “Frederick Barracks,” this ca. 1861 view of the Hessian Barracks bears the annotation: “Built before the Revolution and used as a prison for Cornwallis’ army.  Now occupied by the Maryland Home Brigade.”  Professionally mounted in an archival frame.  Sight: 7” x 11 ¾” Frame: 15 x 19 ¾ ”. 

    Henry Bacon:

    Residence Boston MA; a 21 year-old Artist.

    Enlisted on 4/30/1861 as a Corporal.

    On 7/16/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. MA 13th Infantry

    He was discharged for wounds on 12/19/1862 at Philadelphia, PA

    He was listed as:

    * Wounded 8/30/1862 2nd Bull Run, VA



    Other Information:

    born in Haverhill, MA

    (After war was special artist with French Army in Franco-Prussian  war)

    Federal Pension Information:

    He applied for a pension on 3/23/1863 application # 14,916

    After the War he lived in Paris, France

    Inventory Number: PRI 142 / Sold