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Autographed CDV of General Judson Kilpatrick,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
the classic martial pose by Brady, with period ink signature J. Kilpatrick beneath portrait and taken while on the Richmond raid on verso. The raid was a disaster and Kilpatrick was sent west to Sherman where he commanded a division.

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Cdv shows handling and edge wear on top and bottom of mount with soiling, strong signature, still G+.
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CDV of Major Gen. John A. Logan, CMOH,
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CDVs of 1860s and 70s African-Americans,
Lot # 908 - CDVs of 1860s and 70s African-Americans,
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CDV of Commissioners Who Tried the Lincoln Conspirators,
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CDV of Lieutenant Henry Ropes, 20th Mass., KIA,
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CDV of Orator Edward Everett,
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Salt Print CDV of James K. Proudfit, 12th Wisconsin Vols.,
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Lot # 9 - Autographed CDV of Major General Wesley Merritt,
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Cabinet Card of Annie Oakley,
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