A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters grabbed me because you don't often see people in theses old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. One's guess which one is the mother, but couldn't tell for sure.
Written in pencil on back “Field Nurses.” This is an original Civil War CDV showing eight nurses in excellent condition. Published in Letters from a Sharpshooter, page with the caption “Angels of mercy – a group of Civil War nurses.