[Freeman Mason of Company K, 17th Vermont Infantry...  family photo
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[Freeman Mason of Company K, 17th Vermont Infantry...

[Freeman Mason of Company K, 17th Vermont Infantry holding a tintype of his brother, Michael Mason, killed at Savage's Station, Virginia, in 1862]
1 photograph : sixth-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 9.5 x 8.1 cm (case)
Photograph shows identified soldier Freeman Mason, who was accidentally shot and killed in camp at Petersburg, Virginia, March 12, 1865.
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Case: Berg, no. 4-92.
  • Additional information in collections file.
  • Digital photo with mat removed by Mike O'Donnell.
  • Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).
  • More information about this collection is available at
  • Exhibited: "The Last Full Measure : Civil War Photographs from the LiljenquistCollection" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011.
  • Purchased from: Ross J. Kelbaugh, 19th & 20th Century Photographs & Militaria. Baltimore, Md., 2007.
  • Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress).
  • Published in: Military images. East Stroudsburg, Pa., March-April 1986 (VII, 5), cover.
  • Civil War
  • Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs
  • Mason, Freeman--d. 1865.
  • Mason, Michael--d. 1862.
  • United States.--Army.--Vermont Infantry Regiment, 17th (1864-1865)--People.
  • United States.--Army.--Vermont Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1866)--People.
  • Soldiers--Union--1860-1870.
  • Military uniforms--Union--1860-1870.
  • Tintypes--1860-1870.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union.
  • Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
  • Tintypes--Hand-colored--1860-1870.
Ambrotype/Tintype filing series (Library of Congress) Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress)
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