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    Civil War Sixth Plate, Soft Emulsion, Early War Ruby Ambrotype of Pvt. Thomas H. Chandlier, 48th Tennessee Infantry, C.S.A. Wears battle shirt with black cuffs and collar, .58 caliber rifled musket with bayonet fixed at his side. D-guard knife tucked in the side of his belt and percussion revolver tucked in the front. Pencil script presentation in the back of the case to his mother, from him, dated December 18th 1861. Chandlier enlisted on December 12, 1861, this image obviously having been done immediately thereafter. Chandlier fought with the regiment through New Hope Church, Pine Mountain, Kenesaw, Peachtree Creek, Atlanta and several other engagements. The regiment was, mercifully, on furlough during the Battle of Franklin, but Chandlier was captured at Nashville December 15th. Fine quality, some bluing typical of these early war images, and a few hairlines at the left, not affecting the subject. In a geometric case. Nice ID'd Confederate image.

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    12th Saturday
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