Rare original CDV of Civil War Lt. Bethel Moore Custer, by Germon's Philadelphia, signed in ink on the back: Bethel Moore Custer Lieut 32nd USCT USCT were the US Colored Troops. Bethel was promoted to 1st Lieutenant of Co. Custer also served during the Indian Wars..
There was a book written about him called. Another Custer: Bethel Moore Custer and the Buffalo Soldiers; I also found a website with scans of a great Cheyenne Indian ledger art that he owned.
Another site with an extensive bio on him said he was related to George Armstrong Custer. CDV is 4" x 2.5".
Some wear on the front, as shown. The item "1860s Lt B Custer USCT African American Troops Civil War Soldier / SIGNED & ID'd" is in sale since Monday, January 28, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "jack_mord" and is located in Woodinville, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.