Cabinet Card of 2 Buffalo Soldiers by Stein, San Antonio, Texas, circa 1898

Cabinet card studio portrait of two Buffalo Soldiers. Stein: [San Antonio, Texas], n.d., circa 1898. 215 Alamo Plaza imprint on recto. The young soldiers wear their uniforms and shined shoes, one sitting in a wicker chair, the other standing at his side, without insignia or identifying clues. The 9th was assigned to San Antonio shortly after their formation in March 1867 participating in the Battle of Fort Lancaster later that year. Though all of the Buffalo Soldier regiments served in Texas and the southwest throughout the second half of the 19th century and these men could have served with any of them. 


Very good condition.

Estimate: $600 - $800
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