Tintype of 122nd NY soldier – Chapman – enjoying a meal

Quarter Plate Tintype Portrait of George Chapman, Co. C, 122d New York Vol. Inf., Enjoying a Meal. M1861 .58 caliber rifled musket with bayonet fixed on the ground at his side. Wears shell jacket, kepi, full set of equipment, including haversack. Holds tin cup and hardtack, coffee pot , tin plate, utensils and hardtack, arrayed on the ground in front of him. Chapman served with the 122d New York from August 1862 until his discharge for disability on March 6, 1865, as the result of wounds suffered at Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864.

Source: Heritage Auction

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