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A. Wurts Tice, Photographer Enlisted man, standing full-length portrait wearing a forage hat

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.02.1250 Author/Creator: A. Wurts Tice, Photographer Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Graphite inscription on verso "Edward McKonel." Blue crayon inscription on verso "Edward." Photographers imprint on verso: "A. Wurts Tice, Photographer, Ellenville, N.Y." Cancelled orange two-cent tax stamp on verso.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War