Shared Photo: Manoah Hurd

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I wanted to share this photo of Manoah Hurd with the community. Location: unknown. Date: unknown.
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WikiTree profile: Manoah Hurd
in The Tree House by Eowyn Walker G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)

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This photo was found in a wood box that had belonged to Thomas Page Hurd grandson of Thomas Hurd. Thomas and Manoah Hurd were brothers. On back of picture was written Manoah Hurd Brockton, Mass. Manoah is my 3rd great uncle.

by Francis Sibley G2G6 (7.2k points)
selected by Jessica Morrison
I like the look he is giving us!
On many levels this wonderful portrait with your historical notes is of treasured importance and is worthy of being shared in a museum.

The technical quality of the portrait could be restored to an exceptional presentation.  

Great share !
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Does GAR stand for Grand Army of the Republic? He looks like he may of fought in the Civil War between the States, by the outfit he has on. Great photo! Thank you for sharing!
by John Noel G2G6 Pilot (711k points)
Yes .. John Noel ..

and info .. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Army_of_the_Republic

 

One of the finest medals I think ever made.
It sure is a beautiful medal!

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