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20361 Jacob Hoffman 44th New York 1/9 plate ambrotype of private
Hoffman who fought on little roundtop and was wounded a year later.
The unit has a nice history. He has an SNY belt plate and the images
really clear but a bit dark like some ambrotypes can be. Comes with a
1/6 plate family daguerreotype no case and a 1/9 plate ambrotype of
family members. Both cases have a split spine. $225
At Gettysburg the regiment was posted on the left of the line and
joined in the defense of Little Round Top, where it met with its
greatest loss-111 killed, wounded and missing.
Residence was not listed; 23 years old.
Enlisted on 9/25/1861 at Albany, NY as a Private.
On 9/25/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. NY 44th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 10/11/1864 at Albany, NY
He was listed as:
* Wounded 5/5/1864 Wilderness, VA
* Corpl 4/28/1864