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St. Louis National Guards (John A. Alter lying down on right).

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Identifier: P0084-1203

Title: St. Louis National Guards (John A. Alter lying down on right).

Description: Group portrait of seven militiamen in uniform with full campaign gear and accoutrements. "John A. Alter National Guard St. Louis Mo 1859" (written below image). The National Guard was a pre-Civil War militia unit in St. Louis.

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1859

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: John A. Alter
John Alter
National Guard
militiamen
Soldiers
troops
uniform
Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces
Men

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