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Corporal George Hartman 107th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

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Carte view identified as Corporal George Hartman of the 107th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. This comes from an album that contained a number of views of members from the 107th. George would muster with Company C in February, 1862. He is shown here dressed in uniform and wearing his corporal chevrons as well as his veteran stripes. A id badge is pinned to the breast of his coat while he holds his cap in his hand with the numerals “107” and Co. C” pinned to the top. The 107th would be actively engaged in a number of the wars most significant battles and campaigns beginning with Battle of Cedar Mountain. Numerous battle honors would grace the regimental flag. Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam and Fredericksburg where George would be wounded during the fray. Returning to the regiment for the campaigns of 1863, the regiment would fight at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and the Mine Run Campaign. The following year, George would re-enlist that February and take part in the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Weldon Railroad where George would be captured on August 19th. In a cruel twist of fate, George would perish of disease of April 12th just days after the conclusion of the war. The reverse of the card bears a period ink signature reading “George Hartman”. Back marked out of Williamsport, Pennsylvania following George’s return home while on furlough.

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