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    [Colored Infantry]. Union Colonel Thomas W. Higginson Carte de Visite. 2" x 3.25" (sight). Higginson, colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first colored regiment authorized by the Federal government and comprised of freed slaves, is seen sitting in a chair in uniform, reading. J.W. Black backstamp. Small spot of staining near the right edge. Housed in a CDV album page, with pen identification below the image, to an overall size of 4.5" x 6.25".

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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