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.


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
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