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Henry Bennet was a preacher born in Maryland October 21, 1807.  He settled in parts of West Virginia and Pennsylvania preaching.  While living in Burton he preached at the Liming Ridge Church of Christ in Monongalia County.  He died in Fairmont in 1902.
An ambrotype photograph of Morrison Foster, brother of reowned 19th century songwriter, Stephen C. Foster.
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."
Possibly a tintype of a young woman wearing the style of dress and hair for the Civil War era.
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
An ambrotype portrait of Nathaniel Alcock Bailee [Baillie] dressed in an unidentified uniform. Bailee was a chief civil engineer during the construction of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad in the Kanawha Valley, ca. 1867-1873.
An ambrotype portrait of a small boy, probably the son of G. P. Gardner of Point Pleasant, Mason County.
Either an ambrotype or tintype image of G. P. Gardner wearing an officer's uniform of possibly the Union Army,and holding a sword with a revolver tucked in his belt.
Either an ambrotype or tintype, Pre-Civil War image of a young G. P. Gardener.
Pierpoint was originally from Morgantown, Virginia (later West Virginia. He was employed in Indiana at the start of the Civil War and enlisted in a Indiana regiment. His parents, also loyal to the Union, were still living in Morgantown. This cased image is probably an ambrotype.