May 21, 1861: CDV of Unidentified Girl


Backmark: “PHOTOGRAPHED/B. F. REIMER,/615 & 617 North Second  Street,/PHILADELPHIA./No. [964]”

This photograph is undated, but Benjamin F. Reimer was known to be at this address in 1860.


Citation: Benjamin F. Reimer, photograph of unidentified sitter.  Philadelphia, ca 1860. 2006.2011

One Response to “May 21, 1861: CDV of Unidentified Girl”

  1. Michael Berry says:

    May 20 and 21

    North Carolina joins the Confederacy making it the 11th and last state.
    The Confederate Congress votes to move the Confederate Capital from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia.

    In the west important maneuvers are taking place as pro union men attempt to make sure that Missouri does not become the 12th state to join the Confederacy.

    In the United Kingdom, President Lincoln instructs US Minister to Britain, Charles Francis Adams, to, in effect, sever diplomatic relations if the British Government continues to have diplomatic conversations with agents of the Confederacy.

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