New York Soldier Identified as Rufus W. Child, Sixth Plate Tintype
Full standing view of a private wearing a New York pattern shell jacket. His cartridge box, cap box, and bayonet scabbard are prominently displayed. Unique brass mat device with columns and cherubs. Housed in half leatherette case.
Rufus W. Child's residence is listed as Bradford County PA. He enlisted on 8/26/1862 as a Private. On 8/26/1862 he mustered into "K" Co. PA 141st Infantry and was discharged for disability on 3/15/1863.
Inventory Number: HAR 032