DETAILS: Rare Cartes des Visites photograph of an African American Civil War soldier from the 29th Connecticut Infantry Regiment (Colored). Photographer is Wells & Collins, New Haven, Connecticut. Circa 1861 Like many CDV's of the time, it looks to have been hand colored by the photographer for effect. The insignia on his sleeves indicates that he held the rank of Quartermaster Sergeant. Measures 4" x 2 1/2" inches.
Part of a much larger collection. Oxxbridge Galleries was founded in 1987.We are amongst the largest sellers of photographs in the USA and are always adding to our inventory. You will be pleased by the friendliness and knowledge of our staff. The item "BLACK SOLDIER Original Civil War CDV Sergeant Sword 29th Colored Negro Regiment" is in sale since Tuesday, December 08, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "oxxbridgegalleries" and is located in Allendale, New Jersey.
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