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    "French Mary" Tepe Carte de Visite. 2.5" x 3.5" featuring the young vivandière of the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. French Mary (1834-1901) was wounded in 1862 at the Battle of Fredericksburg. As a result she was one of only two women awarded the Kearny Cross during the Civil War. Handwritten on the verso: "Miss Mary Tepe. Co. II 114th Reg. Pa. Vols." Also on the verso is the imprint of photographer Isaac S. Lachman of Philadelphia. Some minor stains.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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