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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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