OF A YOUNG UNION SOLDIER WHO IS HOLDING HIS PERCUSSION RIFLE WITH BAYONET AFFIXED IN ONE HAND AND A BULLET BETWEEN HIS FINGERS ON THE OTHER. ENLISTED 9 BUTTON FROCK COAT, U. ENLISTED KEPI, CHEST STRAP, BAYONET. EAGLE BREAST PLATE, UPPER RIFLE SLING BRACKET SIDE BOLTS. RUBY AMBROTYPE 1/6th PLATE (2 5/8" x 3 1/4").
VERY VERY WELL FOCUSED WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST. WITH ORIGINAL FULL CASE WITH WORKING LATCH HAVING THE HINGE DETACHED AND SOME VERY LIGHT USE. THE PATRIOTIC CASE IS VERY INTERESTING WITH A UNION CIVIL WAR SAILOR WITH A STAR ON HIS RIGHT AND LEFT COLLAR CLIMBING A. A 34 STAR FLAG ON IT WITH A SLEDGE HAMMER IN HIS HAND EMBOSSED WITH GILT COLOR.
This seldom seen patriotic case cover design s. Flag with 34 stars, used by Union designer to illustrate the Unions rejection of the Confederacy's secession and to signify the con. Not a Star Must Fall, was a pro-Union propaganda slogan of the time. The Union Sailor portrayed on the case cover is climbing the flag pole with his hammer to be prepared to stop the flag with its stars from falling.The item "CIVIL WAR ARMED UNION SOLDIER IN FULL UNIFORM RUBY AMBROTYPE with PATRIOTIC CASE" is in sale since Wednesday, March 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs".
The seller is "topcat2001565758590" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Australia.