1864 Henry Hierth Civil War CDV Photo, 5th & 90th Indiana-Henry Hearth
On front: "Henry Hearth" is handwritten in beautiful old period pencil. Photo type: Victorian Carte de visite Photograph. Photographer: Hinsey & Perry, Pontiac, Illinois, Gallery over the Post Office. This is in Livingston or (Saint) St. Clair County Illinois. (Known to be Alexander Hinsey 1839-1910 and and unknown Pontiac Illinois Perry family photographer, would love info on this if you know)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Henry Hearth, "United States Civil War Soldiers Index"
Name: Henry Hearth: Also Known As: Henry Heirth
Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Private
Military Final Rank: Private
Military Side: Union
State or Military Term: Illinois
Military Unit: 9th Regiment, Illinois Cavalry
Military Company: D
Note: Original filed under Henry / Heirth
Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations in State of Illinois.
HIERTH, Henry, died Jun 14, 1918, Army, Military, Civil War Private in Co. D 5th Indiana Cavalry, 5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers) Co. C
Regiment Name: 5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers) Side: Union: Company: C. Soldier's Rank In: Private, Out: Private
In 1864-66 the US government taxed photography to help pay for the American Civil war. This CDV has evidence of a revenue stamp, as in, a lightened area, see photo.
His Spouse: Sophie Hierth (1848-1922)
Anna Hierth (1871-1968)
William Hierth (1872-1879)
Rose Hierth (1874-1874)
Josie Hierth (1879-1881) (Josephine Hierth)
Lewis Hierth (1883-1968)
Edward Hierth (1886-1886)
Frederick Hierth (1887-1956)
Henry Hierth mentioned in the marriage record of Henry Hierth & Sophia Zeh
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 16 Apr 1870
Event Place Livingston, Illinois
Spouse's Name Sophia Zeh
Spouse's Titles and Terms Miss Zeh
Buried at South Side Cemetery, Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois
The German surname is seen as Harth, Hearth and Hierth in census records. A beautiful Civil war piece of a young german immigrant soldier. His son Fred (Frederick) Hierth was the Mayor of Pontiac, Illinois from 1935-38.
Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
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