Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of "Gen. & Mrs. Stone,"
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Sixth-plate Daguerreotype Portrait of "Gen. & Mrs. Stone," the sitters identified in inscriptions on a label affixed to the velvet case pad "Gen. & Mrs. Stone/Adj. Gen. of Mass.," mounted in a pressed-paper/leather case, (minor tarnish and dust).
Note: The gentleman in the photo may possibly be Ebenezer Whitten Stone, Adjutant General of Massachusetts, who wrote Compend of Instructions in Military Tactics, and the Manual of Percussion Arms: With Extracts from the U. S. Army Regulations, 1857, and Digest of the Militia Laws of Massachusetts: And Extracts Relating to the Militia from the United States and State Constitutions and the Laws of the United States., 1851, and who served in various capacities in the American Civil War. His service is listed in Historical register and dictionary of the United States Army: from its organization, September 29, 1789, to March 2, 1903, Volume 1, by Francis Bernard Heitman, p. 929.
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