CSA soldier (Jordan) probably fought at Franklin in the 24th Alabama (Manigault’s Brigade), ambrotype sold at auction for almost $5,000

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 10.02.37 PMSpectacular Half Plate Ambrotype of Baxter Jordan, 24th Alabama “Dixie Boys”

Partial auction listing: a clear ambrotype with applied black backing and dark velvet pad. This desirable Southern half plate was consigned directly by a living descendant and identified as Baxter Jordan who served as corporal in Company C., “Dixie Boys,” 24th Alabama Infantry.

Source: Cowan’s Auction

 

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One thought on “CSA soldier (Jordan) probably fought at Franklin in the 24th Alabama (Manigault’s Brigade), ambrotype sold at auction for almost $5,000

  1. Anonymous

    Sure wish I could have afforded that ambrotype!!! At least four of my ancestors served in Northern Alabama (Co C, Co F, Young’s Cavalry, Co G) and not one photo remains of them (to my knowledge).

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