a wartime copy shot vignette by “Whipple, Boston” ink identified in unknown hand, Asst. Surgeon/E.H.R. Revere/20th Regiment/Fell in the battle/of Antietam Sept. 17th 1862 with blue-green two cent revenue stamp on verso.
Edward Hutchins Robbins Revere was another grandson of Revolutionary War hero Paul Revere and brother of Paul Joseph Revere mortally wounded at Gettysburg. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Revere joined the 20th Mass. as assistant surgeon in September 1861 and was captured along with his brother at Ball’s Bluff and held at Libby Prison until exchanged in February 1862. Revere was posthumously brevetted lieutenant colonel on the day he was killed.
Condition: CDV copy shot typically soft, slightly light with minor soiling on mount, VG.