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Sam Vermillion

This hand-tinted tintype is of a Union cavalryman with either the last name of Vermillion or Bryant. Family story is that he was a teamster in an Iowa cavalry regiment from Greene County, Iowa. There were several soldiers with the last name of Vermillion in the 3rd and also the 4th Iowa Cavalry Regiments. The soldier appears in the standard mounted services jacket and mounted services trousers. He also wears a saber belt and holds the model 1833 US Dragoon saber.
Sam Vermillio and Unidentified Man

The man on the the left is unidentified but is wearing a Federal Army overcoat. The man on the right is Sam Vermillion who was from Greene County, Iowa. There is no evidence that Sam Vermillion ever served in the military during the Civil War.

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