E Museum

Item: Carte de Visite 1890.s unknown military instructor

Number: EC – 0000164A

Description: Carte de Visite image made in the studio of McManus at Litchfield, Illinois shortly after the Spanish American War. The actual name of the subject soldier is unknown but it is believed he is C.R. Cossworth who was assigned to the Military Department of Kemper during that time. Many soldiers sought to enhance their individual career with assignment to Kemper and included pictures such as this one with their letters of application.

Donor: Hitch Family