SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY PRIVATE WITH REGIMENTAL PIN

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Image is a three-quarter seated view of a young soldier wearing the distinctive dark shell jacket with a double row of piping down the front peculiar to the 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. He also wears dark trousers and knee-high boots. This particular image also gives a good view of the piping on the cuffs of the jacket.

The subject is posed with one hand resting in his lap while the other arm rest on the back of a chair with his hand hanging limp in front of him. Subjects cheeks are lightly tinted with a rose color.

Image is very clear and clean with excellent contrast.

Photograph comes in a full leather case with a brass mat and frame that are decorated with geometric designs and scroll decorations. Pinned to the cushion opposite the image is a small brass pin of crossed sabers with the number “15” at top center. Sabers meas. approx. 1.00 inch long by 0.25 inch high.

The 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry was organized in October of 1862 and was assigned to the Army of the Cumberland. The regiment saw action at Stones River, Mossy Creek and several smaller skirmishes.

During its service the regiment lost 128 officers and men killed, died wounds and disease plus others wounded.  [ad]

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