Photo of Private George W. Bath, I Company, 9th Georgia Infantry, CSA
Ninth Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.

From Lillian Henderson's "Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865":
Bath, George W.------- private June 10, 1861 . Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. August 30, 1862 . Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863 . Paroled at Point Lookout, Md. February 18, 1865 . Roll for February 28, 1865 , last on file, shows him "Absent, a paroled prisoner." No later record. (Born in New York State May 2, 1840.)

Photo courtesy of Carroll Delery of
The ambrotype carried this notation:
FINE IDENTIFIED GEORGIA AMBROTYPE CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, 1/6th plate ambrotype in full thermo case. Private George W. Bath, Company I, 9th Georgia Infantry. Bath is seated in full uniform with kepi. He wears a wide leather belt with a nice Georgia frame buckle with bayonet scabbard. He grasps a model 1847 Musketoon with fixed bayonet which only 830 were made. Crystal clear and this fine image was the cover photo on the publication "Civil War Photography". Bath was wounded at 2nd Manassas, captured on July 2nd 1863 at Gettysburg and was paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland. Has great clarity and tone.............................................$5,950.00 SOLD

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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.