A photograph from the August 7, 1956 funeral of Albert H. Woolson. Woolson was the last surviving Union Army Civil War veteran, having been born in 1850 and joined the 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery Regiment as a drummer boy. He died in Duluth, Minnesota on August 2, 1956 at the age of 106.
Quantity 1 photonegative
Format Content Category: photographs
Format: direct negative
Colorization: black and white
Emulsion: gelatin silver
Physical Support: acetate film
Measurements 4 inches height
5 inches width
Subjects Source: Minneapolis Star and Tribune Company
Subject: Woolson, Albert
Civil War Veterans
Dates Content: 08/07/1956
Notes Forms part of Minneapolis and St. Paul Newspaper Negative Collection. Additional views may be available at the Library.
Holding Type Photographs
Identifiers M.1.F.1 Packet 20
More Info MHS Library Catalog
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