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Collection Reference Number GLC02750.334
From Archive Folder Collection of Ethan A. Jenks, Company I, Seventh Regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers 
Title Ambrotype of a young woman on glass
Date n.d.
Document Type Photograph
Content Description Colour-tinted picture of a young woman.
Subjects Women's History  
Place written s.l.
Theme Women in American History
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Jenks served as Captain of Company "I," seventh regiment, Rhode Island Volunteers between 1862 and 1865. During the Civil War, Jenks' Regiment spent time in Rhode Island, Kentucky, and Virginia, participating in battles at Fredericksburg and Fort Sedgwick. Following the Civil War, Jenks returned to Rhode Island, becoming President of the Seventh Rhode Island Veterans Association and later serving as a deputy tax collector. Jenks was married to Sanondess Jenks (1835-1923) during and after the War. This collection contains various letters, military documents, deeds, and other items related to Jenks' life during and after the War. See location notes field for information on various locations.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945