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    [Civil War]. Quarter Plate Tintype of a Cavalryman. 3.25" x 3.75", circa 1860s, studio portrait of what is believed to be a Union cavalry soldier from the 2nd Pennsylvania (59th Volunteers). The soldier is standing in front of a painted camp scene, wearing a long sack coat and holding his rifle. The unit was mustered in Harrisburg and Philadelphia, PA, and they fought at key battles such as Antietam, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Cold Harbor.

    Condition:
    Minimal wear to the case, minor soiling on velvet lining, image is clear. Very fine overall.


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    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
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