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Battle of Gettysburg, CDVs of Union Generals

Lot of 8 CDVs of Union Generals whose leadership in battle yielded a hard-fought victory at Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. Includes Army of the Potomac Commander George Meade; Alpheus S. Williams, who convinced Mead of the strategic importance of Culp's Hill in battle; logistics ace Rufus Ingalls, who served as Chief Quartermaster of the Army of Potomac; Winfield Scott Hancock, commander of the Union center that repulsed Pickett's Charge; Joseph Bradford Carr, who continued to direct the movements of his brigade despite serious injuries in battle; Henry Baxter, leader of a surprise attack that crippled over half of a key Confederate brigade; Meade's future chief of staff Andrew A. Humphreys, who was posted at Cemetery Ridge; and George Sykes, whose corps fought in support of the III Corps on the Union left flank. Most credited on verso to either Mathew Brady or E. & H.T. Anthony after Brady's negatives. Williams carte uncredited and Hancock carte with backmark of F. Gutekunst, Philadelphia, PA.

Condition:

Inked inscriptions on verso identifying subjects. Some with cropped corners and regular areas of staining, possibly from affixed revenue stamps, now absent.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,375
06/26/2020

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