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Signed CDV of Brevet Brigadier General Nathaniel Michler

Vignetted view of Nathaniel Michler, ink signed on verso, With the Compliments of N. Michler, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Colonel U.S.A., Petersburg, VA, July 28th 1865. With Alexander Gardner / Philp & Solomons, Washington, D.C. backmark. Easton, PA, native and USMA graduate, Nathaniel Michler (1827-1881) served in the U.S. Army from 1848 until his death in 1881. He enlisted in 1856 as a 1st Lieutenant and was commissioned into the US Army 1st Battn. Engineers on May 19, 1856. During the Civil War, Michler was promoted to Captain, 9/61; Major, 4/64; Lt. Colonel by Brevet, 8/64; Colonel by Brevet for his actions at Petersburg, 4/65; and Brigadier General by Brevet for his actions during the Rebellion, 4/65.

Condition:Image has lightened a bit, signature on verso remains very good overall. Previous owners penciled notes on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$84
03/06/2015

 

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