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Civil War bugler, 104, still hale and hearty
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated November 28, 1950 partially reads, "An ex-GI from Gen. Sherman's Civil War Army is one San Fernando Valley man described as a perfect physical specimen, being in top physical condition, doctors say. What's more, he's 104 years old: This Mr. America of San Fernando Valley is William Allan Magee of 7135 Hazeltine Ave., Van Nuys. He served as a bugler with the Northern Army. His military life started early, too. He pitched into the Civil War at a ripe 13 years of age." Photograph caption reads, "Civil War bugler - William Allan Magee of Van Nuys - 104 years old - was bugler in Gen. Sherman's Civil War Army. He spent over 30 years in Army and has been retired over half a century. Here he is pictured with his Cocker Spaniel 'Itzy.'"; See image #00137133 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;16 x 10 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Dwellings--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Centenarians--California--Los Angeles
Buglers--California--Los Angeles
Pets--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Veterans--United States
Cocker spaniels
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
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