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Posted 1 year ago

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scottvez
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Any help or thoughts on this Civil War era CDV are appreciated.

The photograph was taken by Armsuby of New York.

The man is wearing a large paper cap with a cross and he beats on a full size military style drum.

Possibly he was a member of an anti- Catholic or Nativist organization?

Reproduction of these images in any form is not authorized.

scott

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Fusiliers wore a mitre helmet in France, Germany and England. This can well be a parody of a bishops mitre which were higher than those military mitres. Interesting photo. I'm looking forward to hear what others say.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking and commenting vetraio.

    scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks buss and musik.

    scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking walks.

    scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking brenda.

    scott

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