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  1. IntenseGuy
    Jan 27, 2012 @ 16:22:57

    Fremont, PA is now Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. Its located nearish to Selinsgrove in the middle of the state.

    His gravestone is in FindAGrave.

    Private John R Fisher. Born Jul 1838, died at the age of 66 on Nov. 21, 1904. Civil War Veteran. Served with Co. C 210th Pa Infantry Sep 1864 to May 1865.

    Saint Johns Cemetery
    Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA

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  2. Far Side of Fifty
    Jan 27, 2012 @ 17:14:09

    Sometimes I wonder what made them pick the styles and writing on the back..does the Angel and the Star have any meaning? Perhaps he meant he was a bit of an angel:)

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  3. Mike Brubaker
    Jan 31, 2012 @ 20:59:01

    I’m honored to get a mention. The gleam and star might indeed have some fraternal or masonic symbolism. But the camera seems a rare illustration of the tools of Mr. Fisher’s occupation. Perhaps it was used for his studio sign and advertisements as a way of being different from the other photographers.

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