Battle of Champion Hill, a Virtual Tour: Champion Hill 1905


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The following Albert Kern photographs are courtesy of Jeff Giambrone, Clinton, MS
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(1905) Enlarge Labeled as Church
This is the Champion Hill Church, looking northeast across the Old Jackson Road
Albert Kern was born in 1847 in Germantown, Ohio. He came to Dayton, Ohio in the early 1870s to become a successful lawyer
Between the years of 1880 to 1920 he was an enthusiastic photographer in the Dayton area. He served at one time as vice-president of the Dayton Camera Club. He was also a devotee of military history and spent many hours recording aspects of American military life, customs, battlefields and the like. Later many of his photos were used in articles dealing with military history


(1905) Enlarge Labeled as Champion's Hill
It may be the road leading to Champion Hill Church


(1905) Enlarge Photo labeled as being the Road to Raymond. It could possibly be the Old Jackson Road just north of the Crossroads


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