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Ultra Rare scene of a Union Regiment or Brigade in Parade formation around the Central Scoffold where a Soldier is about to be Executed.  From a published Cabinet Card "Troops Drawn up in a hollow square to witness the execution of a negro soldier named Johnson for rape on the wife of a Rebel soldier. In front of Petersburg in 1864. This execution took place between lines of both armies under a flag of truce at the request of the rebels.

Rare Carte de Visite of an Execution Scene in the Union Army in the Field.

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