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Civil War Veteran Studio Photo of David Morgan in G.A.R. Uniform " Shamokin,Pa. Lincoln Post # 140 " & his wife Martha Morgan. Ca.1890-91 .
Civil War Veteran Studio Photo of David Morgan in G.A.R. Uniform "Shamokin,Pa. Lincoln Post # 140" & his wife Martha Morgan. Photo Taken in 1890 or 1891.
A Studio photo in Full G.A.R. Uniform with his Hat resting on his knee with the Post # 140 clearly Visible inside the Wreath !
This was a very small Post in the 1890's with few surviving members . I am including a list of David Morgans which Served from Pennsylvania. Since there were 20 David Morgans from Pa. Infantry Regiments, searching the GAR records from Post #140 membership could reveal which outfit he served in.
Both Names are Identified on the back with Pencil writing : Grandpa & Grandma Morgan. Mother's Father & Mother David & Martha Morgan.
Measures 6 1/2 inches High by 4 1/4 inches Wide.
Photographer Front & Backmarked with Great Eastlake Decor : H. S. Betts (Henry S. Betts) Third Street,Between Oak & Hickory Sts. Mt. Carmel,Pa. Only Years listed as working in Mt. Carmel is 1890 and 1891.
Photographer's Reference ; PHMC Published Directory of Pennsylvania Photographers 1839 to 1900. Compiled and Edited By : Linda Ries & Jay Ruby Page: 21
Normal price would be $75.00 for an Identified Veteran Studio Photo in full Dress, but I have reduced this to $45.00 due to minor right side edge roughness of the photo.
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Frank Harchuska, Palmyra, PA
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