Civil War Photographs of Generals Julius White and Orlando Willcox with their Staffs

Lot of 2. Unmounted albumen photograph, 6.5 x 8.25 in., providing a view of Union General Julius White and his staff at camp, with penciled identification on verso and reference to "Handy," likely Levin Handy, who worked in Mathew Brady's studio.

Brevet Major General Julius White led a brigade at Pea Ridge and was later complicit and placed under arrest for the loss of Harper's Ferry in 1862. Reinstated January 1863, White was given command of a division in the 23rd Corps at Knoxville, then became Chief of Staff under Burnside until the Mine disaster ruined his career. 

Unmounted albumen photograph, 3 x 4.25 in., showing Brigadier General Orlando Willcox with his staff, posed together in a camp setting. Uncredited but possibly by Mathew Brady. 

Brevet Major General Orlando B. Willcox, CMOH '43, served as colonel with the 1st Michigan, and later brigade and division commander who received one wartime brevet for crossing the Rapidan and two post-war 1867 brevets for Spotsylvania and Petersburg. Willcox was awarded the CMOH in 1895 for his actions at 1st Bull Run. 


White Photo: Toning to print. Short diagonal tear extending from bottom edge into print, which has been repaired with tape. Few additional short tears along edges. 

Willcox photo: Archivally mounted to cardstock. Vertical crease along left edge of print. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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