Photo of 1st Sgt. Jesse Bateman, E Company (Wounded in action, at The Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864. Died in hospital from wounds).
PACS Designation (Provisional Army of the Confederate States):
Ninth Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia

All photos courtesy of, and through the generosity of Mr. Mike Fitzpatrick.
Mike is the author of "The Letters From Fiddler's Green". Copyright © From his private collection.

Above photo is of Jesse and his sister, Fannie, circa 1861.

Above photo is the reverse of another case containing only Fannie's photo, circa 1864, as Union soldiers came into Georgia. The note behind Fannie's picture says, "Fannie Bateman in Macon at her sister's 1864. Learning French, Booking, Millinery. Ran to Florida from the Yankees."

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The "midi" song playing is "Canon in D" by the German composer Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706). It was written about 1680. You may have heard it as the theme from the movies "Ordinary People", and "Father of the Bride". It is popular at weddings, and was played at Princess Diana's funeral. Courtesy of Ray Hutchins' Website on Pachelbel.