Found in Abingdon, Virginia

Guest blogpost: Ron Coddington | Publisher of Military Images Magazine

FOUND IN ABINGDON, VA.—A few decades ago, this image was discovered at an estate sale in Abingdon, Va., in the southwestern corner of the state not far from the Tennessee and North Carolina borders. Since then, it has been in a private collection. That is, until last week when it was sold at the Northern Virginia Relic Hunters Association American Civil War Show in Fredericksburg. The image will soon join The Liljenquist Family Collection in the Library of Congress.

If you have any information as to his identity, or thoughts on the state from which he hailed, please share.

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