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Carte-de-visite (CDV) of naval officer Sylvester Poole of the USS Eastport. Pencil identification on verso with photographer’s imprint, “JM Munn Ambrotype & Photographic Artist, Corner Sixth Street and Levee, Cairo, Ill.”

Poole commanded the USS Eastport for a period of time and was killed in action from the blast of a rebel shell on April 26th, 1864. See third photo listed for a summary of Poole’s service, taken from Civil War Biographies from the Western Water by Myron J. Smith Jr.
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Civil War CDV of Naval Officer- Killed In Action

Estimate $200 - $300May 17, 2020
Starting Price $50
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