Lieutenant Colonel James Patton Brownlow, 1st Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, CDV

Carte de visite of James Patton Browlow, autographed below, "Your Friend / Jim Brownlow / Lt. Col. Cavalry 1st Tennessee Co."
Brownlow (1842-1879), son of Tennessee Governor and US Senator William G. Brownlow, enlisted as a captain on April 1, 1862. He was commissioned into Company C of the 1st Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, where he swiftly demonstrated leadership and keen tactical skills. Promoted to colonel by 1863, Brownlow led several raids and attacks, including daring campaigns in Knoxville and Atlanta. In March of 1866, he was awarded the honorary grade of brevet brigadier general. Here, he is presented in uniform with a sword in his left hand.


Small tear to image at top, with area of wear/surface abrasion at right side of mat.

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