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Signed CDV of Major General Oliver Otis Howard by Brady

CDV of Oliver Otis Howard (1830-1909), autographed below image, "O.O. Howard /Maj. Gen." Mathew Brady & Co.: Washington, DC, 1865. Howard was a career US Army officer who lost his right arm while leading his men against Confederate forces at the Battle of Fair Oaks/Seven Pines in June 1862, an action which later earned him the Medal of Honor. Shortly after most of the Southern Armies surrendered, he was put in charge of the Freedmen's Bureau. He got the vote for the former slaves and did all he could to protect their labor and economic situation, but had little real power in his position. He founded Howard University and served as its president 1867-1873.

Condition:

Toning, some scattered surface spotting and soiling to print and mount. Appears to have damage to the lower part of the chest (could be intentional), but really does not detract. Corners trimmed. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$375
11/19/2020

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