CDV of "Abe" - Eagle Mascot of 8th Wisconsin Volunteers - Promotion for 1865 Great Sanitary Fair in Chicago

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CDV of "Abe" - Eagle Mascot of 8th Wisconsin Volunteers - Promotion for 1865 Great Sanitary Fair in Chicago

24.99

Item No. 0508674

Offered here is a nice CDV-size color print “Abe,” the eagle belonging to the 8th Wisconsin Volunteers. The text on the reverse indicates that the image was from a photograph taken in March 1865. It continues, “These pictures are sold for the benefit of the Great Sanitary Fair in Chicago, which opens May 30, 1865. Price 15 cents each. Ten for one dollar. Nine dollars per hundred.”

The carte measures about 2 1/2” x 4” and is in very good condition, as shown.

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