Civil War Drummer Boy Soldier Enlisted at Age 11! Captured in War Signed & ID'd
Original albumen CDV of Abram Furman Springsteen, signed in period ink on the back. 05 July 1850 in Brooklyn, NY, but grew up in Indianapolis, IN, where he signed up at age 11 in Co. On 15 Oct 1861; discharged 23 Dec 1861 on demand of his parents. With consent at age 12 as a drummer boy. Captured at the battle of Spring Hill, TN 29 Nov 1864 but escaped; fought across the south. Worked in the Federal Pension Dept. And Washington DC and the War Dept, transferred to Los Angeles, CA c1915.
CDV has mostly minor condition issues, mostly mount wear. The dimensions are 4" x 2.5" though the bottom looks slightly trimmed. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs".
The seller is "jack_mord" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Antique: Yes
- Photo Type: CDV
- Date of Creation: 1860-1869
- Original/Licensed Reprint: Original
- Subject: Military, Uniforms, Military & Political
- Type: Photograph
- Format: Carte de Visite (CDV)
- Year of Production: 1860s
- Original/Reprint: Original Print
- Theme: Americana, Conflicts & Wars, History, Militaria
- Featured Refinements: Civil War CDV
- Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899
- Production Technique: Albumen Print
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States