September 26, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends October 07, 2019


New York State Militia Private Oliver Wade, Appointment and Discharge Papers Plus Civilian Ruby Ambrotype

Lot of 3, including appointment, discharge, and quarter plate ruby ambrotype, purportedly showing Oliver Wade, although the image lacks period identification. 

8 x 13 in. obl. certificate stating that Oliver Wade is a member of Co. C, 7th Regt. NY State Militia, and dated 5th November 1862. With cover.

8.5 x 10 in. discharge from further service, "except in the case of Insurrection or Invasion." 10 Dec. 1864.

Quarter plate ruby ambrotype, with tinted cheeks, civilian pose. In geometric Union case. We do not locate this militia unit in the Civil War database.


Some damage to ambro., mat-ring.

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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