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    Confederate Signal Corps Blockade Runner Album: Two Houston CDV's. Each has Blessing & Patrick's Gallery of Houston back marks. One shows two unidentified young men. The young man seated on the right wears civilian clothes while the one seated at left wears a gray single breasted frock coat with standup collar and military buttons, holding a dark slouch hat in his lap with clearly visible crossed flags Signal Corps insignia on the side. The first image we've seen of a Confederate soldier displaying this insignia which first saw use in the Civil War. The other carte shows a vignetted view of a young soldier identified in the album as "Charles Gentry Signal Corps". He wears a double breasted frock coat with standup collar with no rank or insignia.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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