CDV Collection Featuring Portraits of Union Officers and Soldier

Lot of 12 CDVs, including 6 identified photographs, many of which feature officers from Connecticut. All soldiers appear in uniform, and several carry swords at their sides. Many of the cartes bear backmarks for photographers including Bendann Bros., Baltimore, MD; J. Byerly, Frederick, MD; Carl Meinerth, Portsmouth, NH; Davis Brothers, Exeter, NH; Kimball, Concord, NH; J. Kirk, Newark, NJ; W.J. Miller, Baltimore, MD; J.H. Walzl, Baltimore, MD; and J.H. Young, Baltimore, MD. Some with inscriptions below photographs or on verso identifying subjects, including:

Colonel Charles F. Allen, a boot-stitcher by trade, enlisted as captain 4/14/1862 with Co. E, MA 4th Infantry, in Abington, MA, promoted to major 7/16/1863 with Co. C, MA 38th Infantry, bvt. lieutenant colonel and colonel 3/13/1865; Captain William W. Brady, enlisted a 2nd lieutenant 10/20/1861 with Co. A, KY 27th Infantry, promoted to 1st lieutenant 1/21/1862, captain 5/1/1862; 1st Lieutenant and Quartermaster Charles Currier, of Medford, MA, enlisted as captain on 9/15/1862 with Co. F, MA 5th Infantry. Promoted to 1st lieutenant and QM 7/28/1864; Captain John E. Smith, Co. E, 38th MA Infantry, enlisted in Lynn, MA 8/25/1862; Brigadier General William Snyder Truex, of Monmouth Co., NJ, enlisted as major 8/24/1861, promoted to lieutenant colonel 3/7/1862 (of 10th NJ Infantry), colonel 7/7/1862 (of 14th NJ Infantry), and bvt. brigadier general 4/2/1865. Brevetted for gallant service at the Breakthrough at Petersburg; and 1st Sergeant Edward T. Warner, of Woodstock, CT, enlisted as sergeant 7/16/1862 with Co. G, CT 18th Infantry, promoted to 1st sergeant 12/25/1862, listed as POW 6/15/1863 at Winchester, VA, paroled 7/19/1863.

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