Fake Civil War Photos

To all who may be interested in acquiring a photo of their ancestor or for those who collect Civil War cdvs: these three quasi-military cdvs have brown ink names, all in the same hand, with 4th Ill. Inf. fake IDs. They came out of a photo auction in Nevada years ago and I wrote them up in "Military Images" magazine. I wanted to help in making collectors wary of this practice to inflate the profit of Civil War cdvs. Hope this helps - Photo and information submitted by John Ertzgaard who passed away in 2002.

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