Private Samuel Shoop, Company F, 200th Pennsylvania Infantry

Albumen silver print from glass negative | 7.4 x 5.2in | April-May 1865

Reed Brockway Bontecou

The last great battle of the Civil War was the siege of Petersburg, Virginia—a brutal campaign that led to Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender on April 9, 1865. Samuel Shoop, a twenty-five-year-old private in Company F of the 200th Pennsylv...
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