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Georgievskie kavalery i nagrazhdennye zolotym oruzhiem. Za vziatie uk: Ura-Tiube 2-go Oktiabria 1866 g. Podp: Ar. Peikh. A. A. Tille

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Georgievskie kavalery i nagrazhdennye zolotym oruzhiem. Za vziatie uk: Ura-Tiube 2-go Oktiabria 1866 g. Podp: Ar. Peikh. A. A. Tille

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Photograph shows a high ranking officer, half-length portrait.
Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 79.

Photograph probably mislabeled as Sergeant A.A. Tille. The soldier shown is most likely an officer as evidenced by his medals and the sword by his side, known as St. George's Weapon, an award given to high ranking officers.

Imperial Russian Officers, awarded a gold weapon, 1860s

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01/01/1866
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