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Text on the back reads, "General Benjamin Franklin Kelley, here with 1st West Virginia hat. Captured by Confederate raiders on Feb. 21, 1865." Kelley served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Dr. Jesse Beerbower, who practiced in Bruceton Mills, W. Va., was a surgeon with the Third Maryland Infantry during the American Civil War.
Couple on the left identified as Caroline B. Goff and Percy Goff, couple on the right is unidentified.  All appear in swimwear.
Involved in the founding of the state of West Virginia, served as delegate at the first and second Wheeling Conventions, one term in the West Virginia State Senate and State Prosecuting Attorney for Barbour, Randolph, Taylor and Tucker Counties.
Information included with the image, "Sarah Suter B. Dec 8, 1793 unmarried sister of Volender Suter, wife of Alexander Suietu, parents of Eleanor Suter Brown, wife of Thomas Brown, parents of Mary Ellen Brown wife of Joseph Moreland, parents of James R. Moreland, father of William A. Moreland, father of Patricia Ann Moreland."
Ambrotype of Mary McNab wearing the fashion and hair style of the 1860's.
Information included with the image, " Richard Powell, U. B. Minister, Nephew - Grandmother Lewis."
Dirt surfaced main road through town lined with saddled and hitched horses tethered to posts.
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.
Cased ambrotype photograph of an unidentified young man. The emulsion of this fragile image is beginning to fall off the plate. Ambrotypes were popular in the mid-1800's
Rev. Moore was the superintendent of the Woodburn Female Seminary in Morgantown. Moore ran the school with his wife, Elizabeth Moore until 1866. In 1867 the new land-grant University (later known as West Virginia University) took over the building.