Centre County group of over 100 Civil War Veterans photo shown in front of the Centre County Courthouse!
Bellefonte,Pa. was also home of G.A.R. Gregg Post #95.
Centre County was Home of 2 Main Regiments, the 148th Volunteer Infantry of Pa. and the 7th Pa. Cavalry.
I Attribute this group "7th Pa. Volunteer Cavalry 30th Gettysburg Reunion" from October 22-23, 1907.(44 years after the battle) The Last of only three Re-Unions which was held in Bellefonte,Pennsylvania.
Black Walnut Victorian Period Frame with interior Gold trim & Original Old Wavy Glass .
The Last Reference photo #9 shows how a previous "28th Annual Gettysburg Reunion of 1905" group looked,(42 years after the battle) including the bearded Left of Central figure, who went from Cane assistance to a later amputee with Crutches. (Post 1905 Photo, to 1907 re-union & flag stars)
However, The total number of Pennsylvania Regiments from which Centre Countians served is staggering, as found on the Andrew Gregg Curtin Soldiers Memorial that presently stands in front of the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte,Pa. It references Centre County soldiers in the following regiments: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 23rd, 26th, 28th, 34th, 36th, 37th, 44th, 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th, 49th, 51st, 52nd, 53rd, 54th, 55th, 56th, 57th, 58th, 59th, 60th, 61st, 62nd, 69th, 70th, 76th, 77th, 80th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd, 84th, 88th, 89th, 90th, 92nd, 93rd, 101st, 102nd, 104th, 107th, 108th, 110th, 111th, 113th, 115th, 117th, 125th, 131st, 133rd, 135th, 136th, 137th, 142nd, 143rd, 148th, 149th, 150th, 152nd, 159th, 160th, 161st, 163rd, 172nd, 179th, 180th, 181st, 182nd, 184th, 185th, 187th, 190th, 191st, 192nd, 194th, 200th, 204th, 209th, 210th, 211th, 6th U.S. Colored, and 49th U.S. Colored.
The 45 Star Flags, as seen in the photo was introduced in January 4,1896 and became Obsolete after this photo was taken in November 16,1907.
Condition : Original Photo Paper Print Surface is actually a Very Good Sepia Tone with an outside cracked studio border, which is totally hidden by the New acid-free Burgundy Felt Mat border, and backed with photo tape.
Original Studio Board Measures 11 inches High by 14 inches Wide. Actual Image Photo Paper measures 9 3/4 by 7 5/8 inches.
Historical Note: ________________
Another 7th cavalry reference group photo found also in front of the Courthouse was identified as "28th Annual Gettysburg Reunion of 1905". (Group of Veterans which Traveled to Gettysburg that year) This Reference photo is seen in last image. It reveals a smaller veterans group with the interesting Photographer & Camera Shadow in the forefront.