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Harsh stood strongly with the Union during the Civil War in the midst of a Confederate stronghold in Barbour County. He served under Captain Michael T. Haller. This cased image of Harsh is possibly a ambrotype.
Ambrotype image of two prominent political leaders, active in the formation and government of West Virginia. The reverse side of the image has a political advertisement stating, "People's Ticket; For Congress, Wm G. Brown. Senate, Dan D. T. Farnsworth." Brown did serve in the United States House of Representatives before and during the Civil War. Farnsworth was never elected to the Senate, however he did served in the West Virginia Legislature for several terms and as Interim-Governor in 1869.
An ambrotype photograph of Morrison Foster, brother of reowned 19th century songwriter, Stephen C. Foster.