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Veterans of the Franco-Prussian War (?)
1890-1900
L. Kieffer
USA: New Jersey, Hoboken
Photograh on Paper Mounted on Board
overall: 8"h x 10"w
Gift of Martin A. Gilman
2001.048.12

Black and white photograph mounted on cardboard frame; group photograph of men, possibly Veterans of the Franco-Prussian war now living in USA; on back in pencil "Veterans of Franco-Prussian War [?] / Rev. J.C.J. Petersen is 4th from left in 1st row; born in 1828 in Germany; came to US after the F-P War; ordained in 1873 [in US]; took parishes in Booneville, NY [met wife here], Albany, NY and in 1881 want to St. Matthews Ev. Lutheran Church, Jersey City, where he died in 1903 aftr 2 yers of ill health. This picture taken 1890-1900, probably."