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    Quarter Plate Tintype of Two Federal Infantrymen, with a Pencil Script Letter on Patriotic Stationery dated June 23, 1862, Identifying the Subjects. The one soldier is identified as Beneful P. Ruth (probably the soldier at left with musket and equipment) stating this was the last photograph he sent before being killed. Ruth wears bummer's cap with 6th Corps badge. Records state that Ruth enlisted in Co. B, 93d Penna. Vols on October 12, 1861 and was killed on May 31, 1862, at Fair Oaks. The other soldier is identified as "E. W. S. Stambach of Hamburg (Pa.)", who was wounded at Fair Oaks and killed at The Wilderness .Fine quality, just a shade dark, in perfect condition in a half case. Great image with impeccable period provenance.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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