Lot 45    

Civil War CDV of African American Contraband, Baton Rouge, La.,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
with imprint of McPherson & Oliver, Baton Rouge, and verso inked inscription Contraband that marched 40 miles to get to our lines. An exceptional image.

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