[Isa Loyd Upson, the "Persimmon Girl" of the 100th Indiana Infantry Regiment] (LOC)

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[Isa Loyd Upson, the "Persimmon Girl" of the 100th Indiana Infantry Regiment]

[Portland, Indiana] : [Eclipse Studio of Malin & Schwartz], [ca. 1890]

1 photograph : albumen print on card mount ; sheet 15 x 10 cm, mount 17 x 11 cm (cabinet card format)

Photograph shows portrait of Isa Loyd Upson, daughter of Theodore F. Upson of Co. C, 100th Indiana Infantry Regiment ("Persimmon Regiment"), and mascot at reunions of that regiment, in uniform costume with framed photograph and mementos.
Title devised by Library staff.
Description printed on verso. DLC
Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072)
Purchased from: Everitt Bowles, Civil War Badges, Woodstock, Georgia, April 2016.
Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress).

Upson, Isa Loyd,--1880-1910.
Upson, Theodore F.--(Theodore Frelinghuysen),--1845-1919--Family.
United States.--Army.--Indiana Infantry Regiment, 100th (1862-1865)--People.
Children--Social life--1880-1900.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans--Union.

Format: Portrait photographs--1880-1900.
Cabinet photographs--1880-1900.
Photographic prints--1880-1900.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650519

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.53119

Call Number: LOT 14043-2, no. 497


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    • 12/Nov/2018 15:35:47

    During a reunion of the 100th Indiana Infantry Regiment at Indianapolis on September 24, 1889, "The daughter of the regiment, a bright little girl about eleven years old, Miss Isa L. Upson, of New Milford, gave during the evening some stirring war recitations that were warmly applauded," according to a page 7 article in the September 25, 1889, Indianapolis Journal.

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    Kristi (LOC P&P)

    • 13/Nov/2018 15:17:02

    Thanks B-59 and Doug Connell for providing additional information about Upson. We will review the sources for the other spelling of her middle name, and perhaps include both, as the historical record seems to be of two minds about it!