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    Quarter Plate Tintype Portrait of "Captain George W. Martin 5th Maine Regt. Infantry Battle of Bull Run July 24, 1861" as Neatly Scratched in Period Script on the Back of the Image. Frock coat with straps, knee high boots, sword belt with sash, and holding unidentified sword, with knot attached, in front of him. Nice military backdrop. Very fine quality and condition. George W. Martin was commissioned 1st Lieut, in the 5th Maine June 23, 1861, serving with the regiment at 1st Bull Run, and subsequently discharged October 13. He then enlisted as a captain in the 17th Maine on July 31, 1862, and was discharged June 15, 1863, serving with that regiment through Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. Housed in a very nice black leather book case with lyre hinge. Nice image with an excellent history.

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    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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