September 26, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
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CSA General William Barksdale, KIA Gettysburg, Salt Print

Salt print, 3 x 4.25 in. (sight), under green and gold mat, 8 x 10 in. overall, n.d., ca 1857-1859. One of only a few known views of William Barksdale in civilian clothes.

Barksdale became Colonel of the 13th Mississippi and was promoted to brigadier general in August 1862. At Gettysburg, Barksdale led a Mississippi brigade in McLaw's Division of Longstreet's Corps and was mortally wounded during the assault on Little Round Top on July 2. He died in Union captivity the next day.


Overall very fine condition.

Estimate: $300 - $500
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