24th South Carolina Confederate (Younce) ambrotype goes for over $750 at auction

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Partial auction listingAccording to the 1860 Census, Henry W. Yonce was born about 1843 in Edgefield, South Carolina, making him 18 at the time of his enlistment during the winter of 1861-62. Yonce is listed on the roster of Co. I., 24th South Carolina Infantry, part of the Charleston garrison, before transferring to the Army of Tennessee where it served in States Rights Gist’s Brigade from Chickamauga to Atlanta. Gist and over half the regiment became casualties at Franklin during Hood’s invasion leaving just a handful of 24th South Carolina men to surrender with Johnston in April 1865.

Source: Cowan’s listing, 2008

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