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Rebecca Bailey with the body of her son Union soldier John Peter Bailey from Company F of the 6th Ohio Cavalry 
1865, 31 March 
  
Tintype, hand-coloured, detail 
Internet - Original source ill-defined 
Posted to Facebook, "Victorian images", 30 September 2015 
  
 
LL/61572 
  
John Peter Bailey (1841-1865) died from the effects of disease and starvation as a result of his time at the Confederate prison camp in Salisbury, North Carolina.
 
For further details - Find a Grave: Sgt John Peter Bailey
 
Included in - Stanley B. Burns & Elizabeth Burns, 2002, Sleeping Beauty II: Grief, Bereavement and the Family in Memorial Photography, American & European Traditions, (New York: Burns Archive Press), Plates 43 and 44 
 

 
  
 
  
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