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    Identified Cased Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Armed Pennsylvania Soldier. A period note pasted to the back of the image's case reads, "Alex. Cameron's / picture / taken at Baltimore / Oct 1862 / age 19 yrs & 7 mos old / while in the army." Brandishing a small revolver, the youthful Cameron wears a regulation frock coat, US oval belt plate and eagle breast plate. The plates and buttons are painted gold. Considerable haloing, case missing lid. Fair condition. Private Cameron had been in Co. "B", 118th Pennsylvania Infantry some two months when this portrait was taken.

    Estimate: $250 - $350.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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