with imprint of R.S. De LaMater, Hartford and modern pencil identification on verso. A fine vignette of this officer sporting classic Victorian mutt and chop whiskers who enlisted as captain of Company D in August 1862. As part of the 9th Corps, Rankin saw action with the regiment at Antietam and Fredericksburg before resigning in January 1863.
Condition: Cdv is near EXC with bumped corners.