Outdoor Albumen of 3rd Indiana Cavalry Group

8.5 x 7.5 in. unmounted. A fine portrait comprising 14 unidentified enlisted men and 1 officer all armed with sabers and revolvers posing casually in an unknown camp scene. The regiment was organized in two wings during the summer and fall of 1861. The "Right Wing" consisting of six companies was designated 3rd Cavalry in October and was assigned to the Army of the Potomac. It served in the eastern theater for the duration seeing action in most of the major cavalry engagements undertaken by the cavalry corps and mustered out in August 1865. The "Left Wing" was organized in October 1861 with four companies and fought with the Army of the Ohio and Army of the Cumberland in most of the major battles of the western theater. It remained in service until December 1864.

Condition:Albumen is VG with torn upper right corner. Strong tones and clarity.

Estimate: $400 - $600
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