Portrait of John Litogot and Barney Litogot, 1862

Summary

The Litogot brothers, 27-year-old John and 24-year-old Barney, enlisted in the 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry in the summer of 1862. The brothers had this photograph taken, posing together in uniform. John Litogot died four months later at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Barney Litogot continued to fight on with his unit for the duration of the Civil War and was wounded during two battles.

The Litogot brothers, 27-year-old John and 24-year-old Barney, enlisted in the 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry in the summer of 1862. The brothers had this photograph taken, posing together in uniform. John Litogot died four months later at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Barney Litogot continued to fight on with his unit for the duration of the Civil War and was wounded during two battles.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1862

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

P.188.2708

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 7.5 in

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