Capt. R. Headen / Ball & Thomas, Photographic Art Gallery, 120 W. 4th St., near Race, Cincinnati, O.
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Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of Capt. Robert Headen, Company E, 12th U.S. Colored Infantry.
Title from ink inscription on front.
Gladstone's inventory number and notes: CDV52; Capt. Robert Headen 12th USCT.
"LD887" written in pencil on back of the mount.
Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.48)
General information about the Gladstone collection is available at, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.gld
The single best source for Civil War photographs is the U.S. Library of Congress, which holds the core collections of original Civil War documentary ... The majority of the ambrotypes and tintypes are portraits by unidentified photographers of Civil War soldiers, primarily Union soldiers.