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    Early War Confederate Virginia Militia Officer Cased 1/2 Plate Ambrotype. This gentleman's secession cockade and dark blue frock coat indicate that he is most likely a junior officer in Virginia militia on the eve of hostilities. His early 19th century eagle pommel foot officer's sword unfortunately obscures a two-piece belt plate, the face of which would probably confirm his allegiance to the Old Dominion. A Hardee hat rests on a table next to the subject. Housed in a tooled leatherette case. Numerous pinpoint breaks in the emulsion do not detract from normal viewing. Slight wear to case and overall fine condition. Ex. William Turner, author of "Even More Confederate Faces".

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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