FRAMED ALBUMEN PORTRAIT OF BREVET COL. EDWIN A. GLENN, 198TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY - KIA FIVE FORKS, VA, 4/1/1865

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Item Code: 1054-671

7.25 x 15” albumen, matted in black velvet, mounted in ornate period gilt frame, w/inner trim, 14.25 x 16.75”, and wooden backing.

Albumen back-mark stamp: “From F. Guterkunst, Photographer 712 Arch Street Philadelphia.” Image features bust shot of bareheaded Col. Glenn in double breasted frock uniform coat, and is lightly yellowed while remaining clean and clear. Gilt frame exhibits slight cracks and the margins, while remaining bright and attractive.  Outer wooden back panel is split and needs reinforcing (which can be easily done.)

Edwin A. Glenn was a resident of Philadelphia who was commissioned into Field & Staff, 198th PA Infantry, 9/15/1864. He was promoted Bvt. Lt. Col.  3/29/1865, and Bvt. Colonel, April 1, after he was mortally wounded leading his regiment at Five Forks, VA, dying three days later, 4/4/1865.

Excellent commemorative memento of a gallant 198th PA officer mortally wounded in the closing days of the war. Accompanied by a brief amount of internet research material.  [jp]

Note that spots on the image are actually on the glass in the frame, which can easily be cleaned.

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