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    Lot of Seven Assorted Civil War Cased Tintype Portraits of Soldiers. Comprising: 1) Cased tintype bust portrait of Private Ira E. Woodward, 6th New Hampshire Infantry. Wounded at Bull Run, Virginia. Discharged for wounds at Falmouth, Virginia-Jenuary 31, 1863. Size:2 1/4-inches X 3 1/4-inches. 2) Cased tintype portrait of a young man, wearing a "snake" pattern belt buckle. Pressed leatherette case. Size: 2 1/4-inches X 3 1/4-inches. 3) Seated portrait of an unidentified Union soldier. In pressed board case. Size: 2 1/4-inches X 3 1/4-inches. 4) Another unidentified seated portrait of a Union soldier with kepi and sack coat. In pressed board case. Size: 2 1/4-inches X 3 1/4-inches. 5) Studio tintype portrait of two Union soldiers, one a sergeant. In pressed board case. Size: 2 1/4-inches X 3 1/4-inches. 6) Studio bust portrait of an unidentified seated man in an undershirt. Pressed board case. Size: 2 1/4-inches X 3 1/4-inches.7) Handsome studio portrait of Missouri Union soldier Richard Curtis who went to Illinois to enlist due to secession trouble in Missouri. The image shows a completely outfitted enlisted man with Springfield rifle, Colt Army pistol, tinted accoutrement plates, cartridge box and strap with patriotic background of Union Benton Barracks, tent, stacked cannonballs and U.S. flag. Taken by photographer Enoch Long. An incredible Missouri image. Pressed board case with rare, unfaded purple velvet case liner. Size: 3 3/4-inches X 4 5/8-inches. Condition: All are good to excellent with scattered light wear overall.

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
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