[CIVIL WAR]. Large format, autographed albumen photograph of Capt. Frank B. Schaffer, 1st PA Light Artillery. N.p.: n.d., [1860s].

9 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. albumen photograph on 13 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. cardstock mount (visible area) (toning, horizontal crease line through lower portion of image and mount; scattered spotting soiling to mount). Matted and framed, 17 x 21 in. (unexamined outside frame). Standing portrait of Frank B. Schaffer with sword in hand. His plumed shako rests on the small table at right. Signed on mount below image, "Yours Truly / Frank B. Schaffer." With penciled notation on mount verso identifying Schaffer and describing his Civil War service record.

A resident of Philadelphia, Frank Schaffer enlisted on 9/19/1861 as a captain and was commissioned into Pennsylvania Battery A Light Artillery. Less than 6 months later, he resigned on 2/28/1862. 

Estimate: $200 - $400
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