Quarter Plate Civil War Tintype of Issac F. At the Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862, the Twelfth Massachusetts lost 224 of its 334 enlisted men and officers, a casualty rate of 67 percent, more than any other Union regiment engaged on that bloodiest day in American History. Among those killed was this man, Private Isaac F. Pencil Inscription on the back of the case reads, I. Allen Manchester [his hometown] 12th Mass Company K.
" Then at the bottom: "Give to Sally. You won't find a more poignant example of the cost of war than this. Comes in one half of a leatherette case. The item "Civil War 1/4 Plate Tintype Union Private Killed in Action at Antietam" is in sale since Monday, January 18, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs"." and is located in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.