From Flickr: “[Civil War veteran John W. Pollard, who served under the name of Private Jackson Ridgway in the 83rd U.S. Colored Troops, in Grand Army of the Republic uniform with medal] (LOC)” by The Library of Congress

Wolfe, J. A., photographer.

[Civil War veteran John W. Pollard, who served under the name of Private Jackson Ridgway in the 83rd U.S. Colored Troops, in Grand Army of the Republic uniform with medal]

[Chicago] : [J.A. Wolfe, 4841 N. Clark St., Rogers Park], May 30, 1906.

1 photograph : print ; sheet 14 x 10 cm, mount 17 x 11 cm (cabinet card format)

Notes:
Photograph shows portrait of identified Union veteran John W. Pollard, formerly known as Jackson Ridgway or Wridgway, who had been an escaped slave.
Title devised by Library staff.
Notation on verso: "J.W. Pollard, May 30, 1906, after parade. From John W. Pollard to his brother in law Sanford Taylor." DLC
Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073)
Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
Pollard, John W.,–1846-1932.
Grand Army of the Republic–People–1900-1910.
United States.–Army.–Colored Infantry Regiment, 83rd (1863-1865)–People–1900-1910.
African Americans–Military service–1860-1870.
Veterans–Union–1900-1910.
Fugitive slaves–1900-1910.
United States–History–Civil War, 1861-1865–Veterans–Union.

Format: Portrait photographs–1900-1910.
Card photographs–1900-1910.
Photographic prints–1900-1910.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650519

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.56879

Call Number: LOT 14043-2, no. 791

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