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    Johnny Clem "The Little Drummer Boy" Carte de Visite, Schwing & Rudd, Army of the Cumberland backmark, 20th century identification inscription on verso. Light soiling, blue ink stains on face, some chipping to edges of print. Overall good condition. The diminutive John Lincoln Clem (1851 - 1937) served at a drummer for the 22nd Michigan Infantry and stayed with the U. S. Army until retiring as a major general in 1916. He is shown here as a Union sergeant. Despite his age and size, Clem participated in many a battle and certainly deserved his stripes.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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