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William E.P. Sawyer and Civil War Veterans

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Photograph of eight Confederate veterans, including William E.P. Sawyer, second from the left in the front row. The men are elderly, five with beards and three with mustaches. They all wear suits, two without jackets and one without a vest. All have pins or medals pinned to their clothing and all are holding hats. The first man on the left in the front row wears glasses. Behind the group is a small Confederate flag. Written beneath William Sawyer is, "Grandpa Sawyer".

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 6.5 in. X 4.5 in.

Creation Information

Fishburn Illustrating Company Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 146 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families includes photographs predominately from Fort Worth, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, including weddings, and a photo of the Sunday school class from the First Methodist Church in 1906.

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Description

Photograph of eight Confederate veterans, including William E.P. Sawyer, second from the left in the front row. The men are elderly, five with beards and three with mustaches. They all wear suits, two without jackets and one without a vest. All have pins or medals pinned to their clothing and all are holding hats. The first man on the left in the front row wears glasses. Behind the group is a small Confederate flag. Written beneath William Sawyer is, "Grandpa Sawyer".

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One photographic image, b&w: 6.5 in. X 4.5 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • July 11, 2008, 8:24 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Fishburn Illustrating Company. William E.P. Sawyer and Civil War Veterans, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38701/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families.