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    Cabinet Card: Photograph of Sergeant Bates and Julie Nelson. They were performers in the Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows beginning in 1886. Julie performed as the Princess of the Sioux Nation in the shows. Bates, who was best known for walking across the South with an American flag during reconstruction, is pictured here wearing his GAR badge, carrying his hat with sword and flag by his side. Very fine condition with even toning. Front is inscribed "Yours Truly Sgt H. Bates". The back is marked Anderson Photographer, New York. From the estate collection of E.F. Mueller.

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    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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