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    Wonderful Quarter Plate Tintype Portrait of George Chapman, Co. C, 122d New York Vol. Inf., Enjoying a Meal. M1861 .58 caliber rifled musket with bayonet fixed on the ground at his side. Wears shell jacket, kepi, full set of equipment, including haversack. Holds tin cup and hardtack, coffee pot , tin plate, utensils and hardtack, arrayed on the ground in front of him. Chapman served with the 122d New York from August 1862 until his discharge for disability on March 6, 1865, as the result of wounds suffered at Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864. Fine quality and condition, housed in a floral/geometric case and accompanied by a set of records. Also included is a 17" x 20" hand tinted projection copy of this same image, circa 1870, housed in the original elaborate 23" x 27" gilt gesso frame. Perfect condition. Scarce set with nice ID.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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