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    Civil War Union Signed Carte de Visite of Drummer Boy Johnny Clem. 2.5" x 4", on a mount with no back stamp or photographers mark. Although the story about Clem running away from home at age 9 to join the army has little foundation, we know he served as the drummer boy for the 22nd Michigan but probably after the Battle of Shiloh. He was with the 22nd at the Battle of Chickamauga and was said to have carried a musket in battle. Pictured here is a young Master Clem.

    Condition: Excellent. Clean and crisp, with no markings.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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