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    CDV Portrait of Sgt. John O. Stevens, 2nd N. H. V., killed at Gettysburg, with his Sharps rifle. Unusual pose of Stevens kneeling in a firing position with his Sharps rifle. Shell jacket with sergeant's stripes on the sleeves, bummer's cap with regimental insignia on the top. Correct brass handle saber bayonet suspended from his belt. Stevens was wounded on July 2 and died on July 3. He was from Wentworth, N. H. All info inscribed on the back of the image. This carte de visite is visually striking and historically important; very fine quality and condition. Archivally mounted in a period walnut frame.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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