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    Union General Nelson Appleton Miles: Carte de Visite of Medal of Honor Recipient Nelson A. Miles. Approximately 2.5" x 4" with an F. L. Lay's, Boston backmark. Three cent tax stamp mounted to verso. A handsome bust portrait of Miles in uniform. Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925) fought in many crucial battles during the Civil War sustaining four wounds and received the Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Chancellorsville. Trivial age toning, light pencil biographical information on the verso, otherwise a sharp image in excellent condition.

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    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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