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    Cased Ninth Plate Tintype of Wounded Union Soldier Back on Duty. This very rare image depicts an infantry corporal who has survived a gunshot would to the face. Scar tissue and sagging skin beneath the sitter's left eye bear testimony to severe trauma in the not-too-distant past. To have been back in uniform following his ordeal indicates sincere devotion to patriotic duty. Huzzah for this brave lad! Lightly tinted and in excellent condition. Case lid needs to be attached.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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