Rare California Civil War Soldier Cdv Period Print, Kepi W/ Brass Eagle & Co. K
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Rare California Civil War Soldier Cdv Period Print, Kepi W/ Brass Eagle & Co. K:
Great Image! Rare ID'd California Civil War Infantry Soldier CDV Sized Period Print [Contact Image Printed Directly on Period CDV Weight Card Stock, Not an Albumen Tipped Card, However There is a Green 2 Cent Tax Stamp Affixed to the Reverse], Likely of the 8th Regiment California Volunteer Infantry, Company 'K'.He Bears HisKepi Hat w/ Brass Eagle & Company "K" Insignia. This Image Was Acquired w/ a Group of 8th Regiment CVI Company K CDV's. There is a Green 2 Cent Tax Stamp Affixed to the Reverse. This Image Was Identified in Pencil on the Album Page it Was Removed From as Quincy Overmeyr:
Quincy A. Overmyer, b. 7 Aug 1845, d. 24 Mar 1903Private, Company K, 8th Regiment of California InfantryEnlisted Placerville, CA on January 4, 1865, Mustered on January 25, 1865Discharged at Fort Point, San Francisco on October 24, 1865 w/ Co.
From pasttracker: "Civil War veteran member of Co. K 8th Reg. C.V.I. After war located at Ukiah, Mendocino, California. Protestants. He was a democrat and carpenter by trade. Held the office of constable and then deputy sheriff for 6 years. Sometimes he served as a special guard for Wells Fargo. On one such occasion on Mar. 24, 1903, while making a transfer of $15,000 he was ambushed, shot and killed."
The 8th Regiment California Volunteer Infantry was an Infantry Regiment in the Union Army During the American Civil War. It Spent its Entire Term of Service in the Western United States, Serving in Posts Around San Francisco Bay, and on the Columbia River.
Condition: Very minoredge wear & soiling, otherwise nice.I try my best to describe condition issues, but please rely on scans below for a complete condition report, as they're large and accurate.Size:~ 2.3125" x 3.875"* Due to recent issues with International shipping losses, I have to require all International purchases be shipped USPS Express Mail International, as it's the only way to ensure tracking to the final destination.