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[Civil War - Cased Images] Sixth Plate Tintypes of African American Soldier and Wife 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
A sixth plate Union case containing two Civil War-era sixth plate tintypes: one showing an African American soldier standing proudly with his weapon, and one showing an African American woman, presumably his wife.

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