Fort Burnham, Virginia, vicinity. Camp of the 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry near the battlefield of Oct. 29, 1864.

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Fort Burnham, Virginia, vicinity. Camp of the 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry near the battlefield of Oct. 29, 1864. LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Army of the James, June 1864-April 1865. Date Created/Published: Between 1860 and 1865. Civil War photograph provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.


5th Regiment CO. L Pennsylvania Cavalry

My Great Grandfather Private Louis (Ludwig} Scheetz born in Prussia in 1844 enlisted in the 5th Regiment in Pittsburg in 1862. Discharged in Richman 1865. I have a
large colored Lithograph listing all officers and enlisted
men. It includes all battles the regment engaged in. Also have discharge and pension papers. The 5th Co L from Pittsburg joined the 5th in Philadelphia, then moved south.
Died in 1885 ate age 45, buried in Philly.