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William Pretorius, Private, Company K, 3rd Regiment Infantry, Missouri Volunteers (Union).

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Identifier: P0084-0037

Title: William Pretorius, Private, Company K, 3rd Regiment Infantry, Missouri Volunteers (Union).

Description: Full-length portrait of a man in uniform with a sword under his arm. "Pretorius, Hansen, and Beneske as orderlies of Col Sigel, wore a grey uniform trimmed with yellow cord." (written above image on album page). "Wm Pretorius orderly of Col. F. Sigel in May, June, July 1861. private Co. 'K' 3d Rgt Infty. Mo. Vols 1861." (written below image on album page). Pvt. Pretorius was Col Siegel's orderly during his 3 month enlistment with Company K, 3rd Missouri Volunteer Infantry, which was involved in the Camp Jackson affair.

Rights:

Place: United States

Dates: 1861

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Hoelke and Benecke

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
Camp Jackson (Mo.)

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