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    Cased Sixth Plate Tintype of Federal Camp Scene. Soup's on for this hungry squad of seasoned Yankee infantrymen. Eleven fellows, including a junior officer and two sergeants, hover near a kettle filled with lord-knows-what. A square of hardtack rests upon a non-com's knee, while a comrade to his rear holds a canteen. This scene was repeated thousands of times each day during the war, however rarely entered the photographic record. Somewhat dark with two small pushes from the back visible at an angle. The emulsion, however, is intact and the image's surfaces are excellent. Leather loss to one corner of case.

    Estimate: $800 - $1,200.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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