Lot 87    

Scarce CDV of Col. John Paul Revere, 20th Mass.--DOW Gettysburg,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
a published view of the Harvard educated Revere with Whipple, Boston imprint. The grandson of Paul Revere of Revolutionary War fame, Paul Joseph Revere (1832-1863) joined the 20th Mass. as major in July 1861 and was wounded and captured at Ball’s Bluff in October 1861. Upon his release from Libby Prison, Revere served on the staff of General Sumner and was wounded a second time at Antietam on September 17, 1862. Promoted to colonel in April 1863, Revere commanded the 20th Mass. at Gettysburg where he was wounded a third time, mortally by a gunshot in the left lung on July 3. He lingered briefly and died in a 2nd Corps hospital on July 4. Lionized in his lifetime and afterwards, the noble Revere had been brevetted brigadier general on the field of Gettysburg July 2.

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Albumen exposure just a tad light with a small pinhole at top of carte. Mount lightly soiled with rounded corners, G.
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