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Civil War Ambrotype of James C. Magoun

Auction:
2345
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$176$150

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Civil War Ambrotype of James C. Magoun, ink-stamped on verso 2d. Reg't. Mass. H.A., with photographer's credit A.K. Joslyn; and a sixth-plate tinted ambrotype of a young soldier, in gilt mount with embossed star decoration, in gutta-percha case.

Note: James C. Magoun, a farmer from Pembroke, Massachusetts, enlisted on 31. August, at the age of nineteen. He was transferred on 16. December 1864 to Co. F. 17th MA. Infantry.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

James C. Magoun, Massachusetts, Pembroke, Ambrotype, Gutta-percha