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Including 29 Albumen cdv photographs and 1 cdv sized tintype. This lether bound photo album has 3 Civil War soldiers, including one of Private James Beam, 70th Ohio Vol. Infantry, plus two officers, including one with Model 1950 sword with imprint of Hoag & Quick Cincinnati, 2nd image of this same officer only in civilian dress with wife and child, third civil war soldier is also an officer, lacking imprint. Album has imprints from Harveysburg, Ohio, Jolley's Gallery Portge City, Wis., Jones & Slear's Elkhart, Ind., Jas. A. Lemon, Winchester, Ohio and others. The two officers are likely also from the 70th O.V.I. and could with research be identified. James Beam enlisted in 1861 as a private, served until June 22, 1865. The 70th O.V.I. who were part of Sherman's division and took part in both days of battle at Shiloh, and earned a reputation for bravery and endurance. Other battles included siege of Jackson, Miss., battle of Chattanooga, all the battles leading up to the capture of Atlanta and those following and the march to the sea, Fort McCallister, where they suffered many casualties, Bentonville and were in the Grand Review of the Army in Washington.


Most photos are Fine, including soldiers, album intact with some wear to leather.

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Civil War CDV Photo Album

Estimate $200 - $400Nov 4, 2018