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Lieut. Com. Russell Seefridge, 1/2 length portrait. [1860's ca.]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0595 Author/Creator: Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: 1860's ca. Pagination: 1 photograph 19.7 x 25.4 cm

Summary of Content: Included with the image is a folded cover that it was once displayed in. Inscription on front cover: "Com. Seefridge [illegible] Russell Seefridge Lt Com." Inscription on back cover "mark square."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary History

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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