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Private Jesse Hayne 98th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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$125

Item No. CV2709MF Category

Description

Carte view identified as Jesse Hayne of Ohio. At 35 years of age, Jesse would muster with with Company G of the 98th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in February, 1864. The regiment would take a beating during their first engagement at Perryville suffering some 230 casualties. They would next fight at Chickamauga where they would suffer another 50 men wounded and killed during the fight. Following the battle they would pursue the Confederate Army to Georgia where they would fight a heavy skirmish before joining in the Atlanta Campaign. Taking part in numerous battles to include Buzzard’s Roost Gap, Resaca, Dallas and Kennesaw Mountain. The regiment would suffer a considerable number of casualties at Peachtree Creek and Jonesboro as well before proceeding with Sherman’s Army in it’s March to the Sea through the Carolina’s and taking part in the battle of Bentonville. Jesse would be mustered out of service in June, 1865. This view shows the weathered private dressed in his frock, presumably upon his return home at the close of the war. A pencil inscription across the front bottom on the card reads “Jesse Hayne FA brother”. The reverse bears an old ink inscription reading “Uncle old soldier Jesse Hayne Fathers brother picture taken 1865 Mrs. John Abram”. Back marked out of Cadiz, Ohio with a cancelled tax stamp.

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