Lot of 2 CDVs, including vignetted view of Noyes D. Pardee of Derby, CT, with verso imprint of J.C. Macurdy, Camp-Parole, Annapolis, MD. Pardee enlisted as a corporal in July 1861 and mustered into Co. D, 5th Connecticut Infantry; was promoted to sergeant December 1, 1861, then 1st sergeant March 1, 1863; taken prisoner at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, and paroled on August 29, 1863. In January 1864, Pardee transferred to the 20th CT Infantry, but subsequently transferred back to the 5th CT in March 1864, serving with the regiment until mustering out on July 21, 1864.
Accompanied by full standing CDV portrait of John H. Frain, identified in period ink on mount recto (possibly signed), with verso imprint of Hopkins, Annapolis, MD. Frain, a Madison, ME resident, enlisted as a corporal in August 1862 and mustered into Co. G, 16th Maine Infantry; was promoted to 1st sergeant in 1863; twice taken prisoner, first at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863, and again at Weldon Railroad, VA, on August 19, 1864. He was promoted to 2nd lieutenant in 1864, and was discharged from service in September 1865.
Pardee view a bit light, some minor toning and spotting. Frain image with slight imperfection along top edge of mount (near center), few spots, some toning.
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