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Army of the Gulf Staff Officers, Five Civil War CDVs

Lot consisting of five officers who served on the staff or commanded various units in the 19th Corps under Banks during the Port Hudson and Red River Campaign: Brig. General. William Dwight (WIA & POW 5/5/62 Williamsburg as Lt. Col., 70th NY., Chief of Staff during Red River Campaign, commanded division in 19th Corps during Shenandoah Campaign and placed under arrest following battle of Winchester, m/o 1/15/66); Maj. Gen. Godfrey Weitzel (Chief Engineer under Butler at New Orleans, Brig. Gen. 8/29/62, Chief Engineer, Army of the James, bvt. Maj. Gen. 8/29/64, commanded 18th and 25th Corps, Maj. Gen. 11/17/64, 6 wartime brevets to Maj. Gen., died in service 3/19/84 at Lt. Col. Engineers; Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone (Mexican War veteran with two brevets, Col. 14th US Inf. 5/14/61, Brig. Gen. 5/17/61, arrested & held responsible for Ball’s Bluff disaster, Chief of Staff to General Banks, m/o 4/4/64 by order of Sec. of War Stanton, resigned 9/13/64); Brig. Gen. Dan Ullman (Col., 78th NY “Highlanders,” POW Cedar Mountain 8/9/62, Brig. Gen. 1/13/63, organized Corps d’Afrique at Port Hudson, bvt. Maj. Gen. 3/13/65, m/o 8/24/65); and a another view of bvt. Maj. Gen. Cuvier Grover.

Provenance:The Ed Steers Lincolniana & Civil War Collection

Condition:CDVs G+. with moderate edge wear and handling; Grover carte damaged and bent.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$999
06/21/2012

 

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