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Photograph, Joseph Carl Herkner

Identifier:
2011.1.49
Description:
Herkner enlisted in Grand Rapids as a 1st Lt. age 21 and received a promotion to Captain 1/1/1864. He musters out with the regiment 9/22/1865 in Bentonville N.C. He participated in battles of Lavergne, Corinth, Savannah and Bentonville. After the war he returned to Grand Rapids and started a jewelry business which still exists. He is buried at Fulton Street Cemetery.
Date:
circa 1863
Materials:
Paper
Dimensions:
4" h 2.5" w
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Maker/Donor
1st Michigan Engineers And Mechanics