[CIVIL WAR]. Sixth plate tintype of a possible Confederate sergeant. N.p.: n.p., n.d.

Sixth plate tintype half portrait of a young sergeant wearing a kepi and shell jacket (or frock coat) with three chevrons and stand up collar of distinctive, dark color. (Scratching and blemishes to surface, image remains bold and clear, with some spotting to mat and preserver; unsealed) Housed in a patriotic union case, Shield, Cannons and Flags [Berg 1-50] (loose velvet pad, non-functioning closure with cracking and chipping at clasp). Plate with Neff's patent stamp.

The private's dark collar could suggest that he is a Georgia volunteer ca post-May 1861, though many northern states issued gray uniforms upon enlistment during the spring of 1861.




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