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    Gem Quality Early War Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype Portrait of a Soldier in Co. F, 12th New Hampshire Volunteers. The 12th was heavily engaged during the war including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. The unit lost 181 men killed and mortally wounded. Prominently displays the top of his hat to the camera, characteristic of these early war New Hampshire images. Four button sack coat, full set of equipment with oval US buckle, holding an M1816/22 .69 caliber musket with bayonet fixed at his side. Choice quality, near perfect condition in a period walnut frame.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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