Ambrotype of Captain Ben H. Sandeford


Captain (Major) Ben H. Sandeford, Co. H., 12th Tenn. Inf. Regt., CSA. Sandeford, a native of Jackson, Tennessee, was killed in action on April 6, 1862 at Shiloh. In the portrait, he is standing, wears a frock coat and silk sash, with a Colt revolver in his belt and is holding a sheathed sword, four stars on his collar.